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Antiracism: A Resource Guide: Welcome


Welcome to Antiracism: A Resource Guide, a collaboration between the Library and other campus departments and organizations in a joint commitment to racial equity and justice.

Color photograph of protestors at Mission High School on June 3, 2020

Thousands in Bay Area protest George Floyd killing. June 2, 2020. The Mercury News. 

Photo: Karl Mondon, Bay Area News Group

This guide includes these and other free, high quality resources across a broad spectrum of topics and a variety of viewpoints and formats. While this guide is primarily a resource for our students conducting research on racism and antiracism, it's also for everyone else who wants to learn, engage and take action on their own journey toward being an antiracist.   


This guide is a starting point, a work in progress and is in no way comprehensive. We hope you'll check back often. 

We also invite you to suggest additional resources for inclusion.

Featured Book: How to Be an Antiracist

The opposite of "racist" isn’t "not racist." It is "antiracist." — Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Antiracist

Access to Books & More from PLS

More resources are available from the public libraries in San Mateo CountyAll SMCCD student, staff, or faculty are eligible for a free PLS library card, whether or not you live in the County.  You can search the catalog, request curbside pickup of books and download e-books and e-audiobooks through Overdrive, Libby or Axis 360.  Libraries also give free access to selected databases, e-magazines and streaming services like Hoopla and Kanopy.

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