Library Resources to Learn More
The following is a list of databases that will lead to articles, books, videos and news items on each of these topics:
Anti-Racism - EBSCO Explora | Gale in Context: High School | Summon
Black Lives Matter - EBSCO Explora | Gale in Context: High School | Summon
Police Brutality - EBSCO Explora | Gale in Context: High School | Special Reports (Newsbank) | Summon
Recorded library programs of interest on the library's YouTube channel:
Redlined - Author, educator and archivist Linda Gartz's award-winning book, Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago, connects the dots between today’s racial profiling and inequities to the government policy of redlining.
The Language of Empathy: A Conversation with Artist James Bowey - Photographer James Bowey discusses his unique approach to storytelling as a means of awakening empathy and deepening human connection. A conversation with the artist, recorded from a livestream of a virtual program presented by the library on May 1, 2020. The event was inspired by James Bowey's documentary photo exhibit, When Home Won't Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees in America, presented earlier this year at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.