Recommended by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.
This list contains a selection of literature recommended by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. during his workshop at Lawrence University.
- Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and Its Relevance Today, by Jacqueline Battalora.
- Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice: 15 Stories, by Eddie Moore, Marguerite W. Penick-Parks & Ali Michael (Editors), Paul C. Gorski.(forward).
- Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, by James W. Loewen
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander
- Privilege, Power, and Difference, by Allan G. Johnson
- Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism, by James W. Loewen
- Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, by Debby Irving
- Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, by Claude Steele
- White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, by Tim J. Wise
Select Visiting Speaker Resources
Below is a selection of displays and resources we've gathered for some of the recent campus speakers.
Select Library Databases
African American Newspapers 1827-1988: African American history, culture, and daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Bibliography of Asian Studies: Indexing of articles and book chapters, primarily in Western languages, published since 1971.
DRAM- Database of Recorded American Music: Recordings from New World, Composers Recordings, and other important labels.
Handbook of Latin American Studies: Selected and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress.
Latin American News Digest (LAND): News coverage and analysis produced by Latin American media.
North American Women's Letters & Diaries: Approximately 150,000 pages of diaries and letters from the Colonial era to 1950.
Smithsonian Global Sound: Encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions complete with sound recordings.
Women Writers Online: Full text collection of writing by women covering a period from 1400 to 1850.