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Learn About Racial Justice with the D-CORE Book Collection

Meet your reading-based New Year’s resolutions with a book from the recently established Diversity Center of Representation and Empowerment (D-CORE) Racial Justice book collection at Lane Library.

This collection of books was purchased from Marcus Books, a Black-owned bookstore in Oakland, and was made possible through a generous donation coordinated by the Office of Graduate Education.  This collection includes nonfiction and fiction books on topics such as Black feminism, institutional racism, inequities in healthcare, overcoming bias, and allyship. 

Take a look at the full list of 139 books to find your next riveting read. Many of the books are available in electronic format or you can pick up a physical copy through Lane Library’s contactless pickup service

If you’re interested in further exploring the topics of medical racism and social justice within medicine, our curated resources of readings and videos from past meetings of Lane Library’s Antiracism Book Club may be of interest. Another compelling list of articles and videos focuses on allyship and is available from our Women in Technology Media Group’s January meeting which discussed Allyship in Action

If you’re inspired to further research the topics of social justice and civil rights the HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice Database is a worthy starting point. This database includes links to scholarly articles, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from major Supreme Court cases and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights. HeinOnline provides a useful guide with search tips to help you get started.

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