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White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall

A highly recommended, in-depth history of migration that accounts for the lives affected by American border policing and immigration restrictions.
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White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality

Cashin’s study of the racial foundations of residential castes is an accessible and compelling read that balances historical documents with personal narratives. Highly recommended.
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Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America

This excellent introduction to Hamer and her life is well-contextualized; recommended for all readers.

Dear Specimen: Poems

In mostly short poems, Herbert describes a vibrant yet highly vulnerable world. Occasionally, the writer focuses too much on scientific nomenclature, but usually she breathes life into fossils, skeletons, and nature today, even our world in its current damaged state. A unique and thrilling collection that pulses with wonder; not to be missed.
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Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success

This engaging book makes its points clearly and effectively; even readers with decades of classroom experience will come away with new knowledge and perspectives. A must-read for educators, students, parents, and anyone with a vested interest in an equal education system.
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The Choice We Face: How Segregation, Race, and Power Have Shaped America’s Most Controversial Education Reform Movement

Hale makes the complex history of school choice accessible to all readers.
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“Prisons Make Us Safer”: And 20 Other Myths about Mass Incarceration

While this book may be useful for academic libraries, public libraries are better served by other titles, such as Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow.
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Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion

A dense account covering a vast range of topics; overall, a great contribution to the study of U.S. history. Though it’s better suited to scholars than casual readers, this thought-provoking account will prove insightful for all.
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No Study Without Struggle: Confronting Settler Colonialism in Higher Education

While Patel gives readers an understanding of the activist rhetoric in higher education, she does not provide any examples of universities effectively addressing racism or offer concrete steps that universities should take to improve the situation.
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