Tagged Black Lives Matter

Tackling Tough Topics in Classroom Conversation

How can literacy be used for social change? At the recent International Literacy Association conference in Boston, this question was addressed at an impromptu session for literacy specialists and coaches. Recent tragedies, such as the…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the extrajudicial killings of black men and black children in the United States. Part 6: Appendix and Postscript

[ Editorial Note: This is the sixth and final edition of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the extrajudicial killings of black men and black children in the United States. Part 5: Primary Resources in Music

[ Editorial Note: This is the fifth of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events in Ferguson, MO…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the death of... Eric Garner in New York. Part 4: Newspaper Resources

[ Editorial Note: This is the fourth of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events in Ferguson, MO…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Part 3: Journal Resources

[ Editorial Note: This is the third of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events in Ferguson, MO…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Part 2: Book Resources

[ Editorial Note: This is the second of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events in Ferguson, MO…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Part 1: an Introduction and Background

[ Editorial Note: This is the first of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events in Ferguson, MO…

Black Lives Matter - Adults

A book list that explores topics discussed within the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Black Lives Matter - Teens

A list of books for teens that addresses issues discussed by the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Black Lives Matter - Middle School

A selection of books for middle school students that touch on themes found in the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Black Lives Matter - Elementary School

A list of books to help parents and caregivers discuss the #BlackLivesMatter movement with children. It's never too early to talk about equality!

Black Lives Matter

When stories of gun violence and tragedy seem like a daily occurrence, it can be hard to remember that our city was built on the values of Brotherly Love. While some may argue that all lives matter, it does not feel like we are applying…