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Antiracism: A Resource Guide: Race & Criminal Justice

Questions to Consider

How do racial perceptions of crime bolster harsh and biased crime control policies? -- The Sentencing Project, 2014

"Seeking the Right Questions on Criminal Justice Reform," Steve David, ACLU of Ohio, 2015

"Questions and Answers about Racial Profiling," Amnesty International

What do Americans think about race and policing in the US? "Ten things we know...," The Fact Tank, Pew Research Center, 2020

Photo by Sheila Pree Bright, Atlanta, June 7, 2020; printed in The Washington Post Magazine, June 28, 2020

The Latino Experience

Exposing Injustice

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.

Race and Criminal Justice

On this page you'll find lists of recommended resources in a variety of formats by Skyline College faculty member Jesse Raskin, public librarians and community created reading lists related to policing, incarceration, and more. 


Staffers walk out of Congress in protest over Brown and Garner Cases.  Photo by Brendan Smialowski of Getty Images, showing Congressional staff during a walkout at the Capitol in December 2014.

Learn more about Race and Criminal Justice

Resources recommended by Jesse Raskin, Associate Professor, Paralegal Studies, June 2020 




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