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Social Justice Reading Lists
We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue—with readers of all ages—on topics of social justice and diverse books. February’s topic is Black History Month.
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Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of Black history and experiences, as well as highlight authors and stories from a variety of genres.
Howard Reich, the son of two Holocaust survivors and a journalist for the Chicago Tribune, was assigned by the paper in 2012 to interview one of the world’s most well-known Read more…
We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on human rights, which are needs and freedoms considered essential to human flourishing, such as the right to education and the right to equality before the law without discrimination. These books highlight people and communities working, protesting, and fighting for human rights—some in our communities and others around the globe, in the past and continuing today.
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