by Reference Librarian 2 | June 19, 2020 at 01:06 PM
Today, June 19, is Juneteenth—a day of celebration to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States. Want to learn more about this holiday or racism in America? Check out links to some of our e-resources listed below.
"The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth" blog post from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Juneteenth collection on Hoopla - Ebooks, audiobooks, video and music
Kanopy Streaming Video
- Social and Systemic Injustice collection
- Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad - 2004 documentary directed by Sharon Kelly Baker
- Ralph Ellison: An American Journey - 2002 documentary directed by Avon Kirkland and Elise Robertson
OverDrive Ebooks & Audiobooks
- Racism in America: Nonfiction - AML Staff Picks
- Racism in America: Novels & Short Stories - AML Staff Picks
- Race & Racism in America - Minuteman OverDrive collection
Access to OverDrive is available to all Minuteman card holders.
Access to Hoopla and Kanopy is limited to Acton residents. Other residents may access these resources through their home library's subscriptions or by registering for a Boston Public Library e-card.