You are here

Back to top

MLK Jr Celebration 2021: Lift Every Voice

 

 

Lift Every Voice Legacy
in partnership with
Communities of Color Coalition
presents a virtual event:
"Becoming Brave" - A tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Inspiring a beloved community in song, spoken word and dance.
Video debut on January 18, 2021.

This is a FREE virtual event and donations are welcome to help keep our programming going to lift up the voices of those who are changemakers.

See here for more information and for a free virtual ticket.

Books: 
Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781587434471
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Brazos Press - August 18th, 2020

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Books for Children
In this creative non-fiction story that celebrates the many differences among humans, Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes in his or her own special way. In this warm and inclusive story by U.S. Supreme Justice Sonia Sotomayor, inspired by her own childhood diagnosis of diabetes, readers join along as differently abled kids use their strengths to work together and learn about each other.


We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580454
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - December 31st, 2019

Books for Children
What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.


We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525580423
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

Books for Children
What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.


I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Books for Children
Derrick Barnes Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.


The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545952781
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

Books for Children
Twelve-year-old Candice Miller finds the letter that got her grandmother dismissed from her city job many years ago. She and her new friend find themselves caught up in the mystery and set out to exonerate her grandmother and expose an injustice once committed against an African American family in Lambert.


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Books for Teens
The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. Racist ideas are woven into the fabric of this country, and the first step to building an antiracist America is acknowledging America's racist past and present. This book takes you on that journey, showing how racist ideas started and were spread, and how they can be discredited.


Pre-Order Now Badge
Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Books for Children
This chapter book edition of the bestseller is an essential introduction to the history of racism and antiracism in America. Coming May 11, 2021.


Say Her Name Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Loveis Wise (Illustrator), Loveis Wise (Cover design or artwork by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368045247
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020

Books for Teens
Inspired by the #SayHerName campaign launched by the African American Policy Forum, these poems pay tribute to victims of police brutality as well as the activists insisting that Black Lives Matter. Elliott engages poets from the past two centuries to create a chorus of voices celebrating the creativity, resilience, and courage of Black women and girls.


We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547602520
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 29th, 2019

Books for Teens
When America makes progress toward racial equality, the systemic response is a backlash that rolls back those wins. This edition adapted from the author's White Rage especially for teens illuminates these dark moments of history.


This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work (Empower the Future #1) Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711245211
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Books for Teens
Learn about identities, true histories, and anti-racism work ... This book is written so young people will feel empowered to stand up to the adults in their lives. This book will give them the language and ability to understand racism and a drive to undo it.


Punching the Air Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062996480
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020

Books for Teens
Award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. A moving and deeply profound story about how one boy is able to maintain his humanity and fight for the truth, in a system designed to strip him of both.


How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Books for Adults
In this book, Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science, bringing it all together with an engaging personal narrative of his own awakening to antiracism. "How to Be an Antiracist" is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond an awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a truly just and equitable society.


So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058827
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

Books for Adults
Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to "model minorities" in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American lif
e.


Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Cover Image
By Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo (Foreword by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781728209807
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks - January 1st, 2020

Books for Adults
This eye-opening book challenges you to do the essential work of unpacking your biases, and helps white people take action and dismantle the privilege within themselves so that you can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.


White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Books for Adults
Speaking as a white person to other white people, Dr. DiAngelo clearly and compellingly takes readers through an analysis of white socialization. She describes how race shapes the lives of white people, explains what makes racism so hard for whites to see, identifies common white racial patterns, and speaks back to popular white narratives that work to deny racism.


Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

Books for Adults
In this book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings.