Recommended Reading: Black Liberation, Organization Strategy, and the History of Discrimination in the United States

Black Lives Matter has given the black community a unified voice since 2013. However, protests and the fight for equality in the United States for people of color extend back further than this decade. Below are recommended titles from our Center for Local and Global History department which help bring historical context to the black liberation movements, the organization strategies,…

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Count on Us: Undercounted Communities

Have you filled out your Census? Cleveland Public Library wants to make sure more people do. According to completecountcle.org, the city of Cleveland ranks last among big cities when it comes to responding to the Census. From June to October, the Library will tackle hot button topics to educate the community on the importance of the Census. The discussions will take…

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2020 Census: Can We Count You In?

In the span of only ten minutes, you could read a short article, fold a load of clean laundry, do about 500 jumping jacks, or listen to your favorite song several times in a row. Alternatively, in that same brief time frame, you could fulfill your civic duty and ensure your community receives the resources it needs—all by participating in…

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