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Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
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Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
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Speak Up Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Uplifting message of individual empowerment and joy.
By Miranda Paul
(2020)
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Trigger Warning with Killer Mike TV Poster Image
age 17+
Provocative social justice docu has nudity, pot, profanity.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story helps guide talk of bias, shootings.
By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
(2018)
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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clear, emotional story of landmark marriage equality case.
By Selina Alko
(2015)
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Da 5 Bloods Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense tale of war, racial politics; violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The World Needs More Purple People Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cheery call to work and play with all kinds of folks.
By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart
(2020)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Harriet Tubman’s Road to Freedom App Poster Image
age 4+
Simple eBook gives a glimpse of Harriet's heroism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Years and Years TV Poster Image
age 17+
British family drama speculates bleakly on the future.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Raise Your Hand Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring story of tween getting girls to speak up.
By Alice Paul Tapper
(2019)
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Say Something Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring book spurs kids to speak up, stand up.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2019)
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Dear White People TV Poster Image
age 17+
College is complicated in series on race, sex, activism.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Guerrilla TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Convoluted story set during '70s Black Power movement.
Network: Showtime
(2017)
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The Most Hated Woman in America Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Abrasive activist fights prayer; cursing and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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Born on the Fourth of July Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Unflinching, violent story of Vietnam vet turned activist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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