Equity Library

Welcome to the Office of Student Equity Library.  Whether you are looking for material to supplement your degree program or would like information about equity advancement, the Office of Student Equity Library is the place to look.  Here you will find a current inventory of titles available for checkout to SRJC faculty, staff and students.  For more information, please visit the Office of Student Equity at Plover, Room 539 or call us at 707-527-4741.   

Book Title


35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say
Dr. Maura Cullen
A People History of the U.S
Howard Zinn
A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness
Cherrie L. Moraga
All About Love
Bell Hooks
Amazing Grace
Jonathan Kozol
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Basic Skill in Community College
W. Norton Grubb
Before We were Free
Julia Alvarez
Between the World and Me
Bless Me Ultima
Rudolfo Anaya
Blind Spot
Mahzarin R. Banaji
Building Cultural Confidence
Berardo Deardroff
Burro Genius
Victor Villasenor
Leslie Marmon Silko 
Confronting Equity Issues on Campus
Courageous Conversation about Race
Singleton Linton
Critical Race Theory
Crenshaw and Gotanda
Cultural Competence 
Jerry V. Diller and Jean Moule
Culturally Proficient Leadership 
Raymond D. Terrell and Randall B. Lindsey 
Decolonizing Methodilieous
Linda Tuhiwai Smith 
Diversity Explosion
William H. Frey
Daniel H. Pink
Engaging the "Race Question"
Equity Audits in the Classroom 
Kathryn McKenzie and Linda Skrla
Equity Frame Work
Bonnie M. Davis
Everyday Bias
Howard J. Ross
Facilitator's Guide Courageous Conversation About Race
Female Subjects in Black and White
Elizabeth Abel, Barbara Christian and Helene Moglen 
Feminism is for Everybody
Bell Hooks
Feminist Theory 
Bell Hooks
Fire in the Ashes
Jonathan Kozol
I am Malala
Malala Yousafzai
Identity, Social Activism, and the Pursuit of Higher Education
Susana M. Munoz
Illiterate America
Jonathan Kozol
Is Everyone Really Equal
Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson
Leading with Cultural Intelligence
David Livermore
Lies My Teacher Told   Me
James W. Lowen
Loudest Duck
Laura Liswood, Senior Advisor Golman Sachs
Making a Nation 
Boydston, Cullather, Lewis, McGerr and Oakes
Massacre of the Dreams
Ana Castillo
Methodology of the Oppressed
Shela Sandoval
More Courageous Conversations About Race
Native American College and Career Success
Marsha Fralic, Beatrice Zammora and Larry G
Occupied America
Rodolfo F. Acuna
On Being a Teacher
Jonathan Kozol
Other People's Children
Lisa Delpit
Our Lady of Controversy
Gaspar de Alba and Lopez
Pedogogy of the Oppressed
Paulo Freire
Rachel and Her Children
Jonathan Kozol
Reaching Out
Francisco Jimenez
Readings for Diversity & Social Justice
Routledge, Adams, Blumfield, Casatneda, Hackman, Peters and Zungia
Red Pedogogy 
Sandy Grande
Remembered Rapture
Bell Hooks
Reparable Harm
Reservation Blues
Sherman Alexie
Restorative Justice
Howard Zehr
Savage Inequalities 
Jonathan Kozol
Saving Fish from Drowning
Amy Tan
Mark Nepo
Sisters of the Yam
Bell Hooks
Sor Juana Inez de La Cruz
Julia Alvarez/ translated by Edith Grossman
Student Engagement in Higher Education
Quaye and Harper 
Stuffed and Stared
Roj Patel
Talking Back
Bell Hooks
Taking Hold
Francisco Jimenez
Teaching Across Cultural Strengths
 Chavez / Longerbeam
Teaching Community
Bell Hooks
Teaching Critical Thinking
Bell Hooks
Teaching Transgression
Bell Hooks
Telling to Live
Latina Feminist Group 
Terror of the Machine
Devon G. Pena
The Circuit
Francisco Jimenez
The Deportation Regime 
Nicholas DeGenova/Natalie Peutz, editors
The Distance Between Us
Reyna Grande
The Diversity and Inclusion
Sondra Thiederman
The Diversity Explosion
The Diversity Training Activity Handbook 
Jonamay Lambert and Selma Myers
The Hidden Brain
Shankar and Redantam
The Hundred Secret Senses
Amy Tan
The Latino Education Crisis
Gandara and Contreras
The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander
The Power of Full Engagement
 Loehr/ Schwartz
The Undercommons
Stephano Harney and Fred Moten 
This Bridge Called My Back
Understanding Jim Crow
David Pilgrim
We Should All be Feminist
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichle
Whistling Vivaldi
Claude M. Steele
White Like Me
Tim Wise
White Privilege
Why are all The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph. D.
Wounds of Passion
Bell Hooks
Writing Beyond Race
Bell Hooks

Books for Kids

K-2nd Grade

A is for Activist                                                                                                                                                     
Innosanto Nagara                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Lets Talk About Race
Julius Lester
Henry's Freedom Box
Ellen Levine 
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down 
Andrea Davis Pinkey 
We March 
Shane Evans                                                                          
A Sweet Smell of Roses
Angela Johnson 
Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells: the Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist                
Philip Dray 
Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers
Sarah E. Warren 

3rd-6th Grade

Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson 
Twice Toward Justice
Claudette Colvin 
One Crazy Summer
Rita Williams-Garcia 
Little Rock Nine
Marshall Poe
Through My Eyes
Ruby Brudges
Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children and Don't You Grow Weary 
Elizabeth Partridge 
The Watsons Go to Birmingham 
Christopher Paul Curtis 
Deborah Wiles
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights
Steve Sheinkin
The Kid's Guide to Social Action: How to Solve the Social Problems You Choose and Turn Creative Thinking into Positive Action 
Barbara A. Lewis 
Black Lives Matter
Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris 

7th & Up 

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation 
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor 
A Young People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn 
March: Book One 
John Lewis 
All-American Boys
Jason Reynolds 
How it Went Down 
Kekla Magoon 
Police Brutality (Opposing Viewpoints Series) 
Sheila Fitzgerald 
A Letter to My Nephew
James Baldwin
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Angela Davis