OverDrive, our library’s digital reading platform, announced a new program called Black Lives Matter: Community Reads (https://bit.ly/3drclad). These #ownvoices titles will be made available to libraries at no cost and will be available for you to access instantly with no waitlists or holds:

  • “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander
  • “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  • “Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor” by Layla F Saad
  • “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijemoa Oluo

Visit https://mnstate.overdrive.com to take advantage of reading/listening to these digital anti-racism and social justice titles as we continue to educate ourselves, amplify Black voices, and grow in our anti-racism journeys.