Library Resources on Historical Racial Disparities, Inequities, and Protest Movements

This entry was posted on Friday, June 5th, 2020

On Fridays, we have been trying to highlight electronic resources from the College Libraries collection for users to explore during e-learning, and today, we are sharing databases and books on historical racial disparities, inequities, and protest movements. Educate yourself using resources recommended by Aaisha Haykal, Manager of Archival Services at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.


Books (mostly full-text ebooks):

The Avery Research Center’s digital collections may be viewed via the Lowcountry Digital Library, and their Statement of Solidarity can be read on all of their social media accounts, including their Facebook page. You may also wish to explore resources on the CofC Race and Social Justice Initiative website, specifically The State of Racial Disparities in Charleston County, South Carolina 2000-2015.

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