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Learning about Racial Justice & Institutionalized Racism

A guide that brings together racial justice and institutionalized racism resources at Cushing Library and beyond.

Additional Resources about Racial Justice

The resources gathered here are a sample of information that is available for free about racial justice and systemic racism. This page will be updated as availability changes, especially in terms of free steaming media. 

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Free Streaming

A number of streaming services are streaming films and documentaries that focus on the Black experience, race, and racial justice for free. Here is a short list of films currently free with links to stream them:

YouTube is also a resource for free content from streaming services such as Netflix and HBO. The following is also streaming for free on YouTube:


[Film/video links and availability last verified April 2022]

Local Libraries

Local libraries in our community are great resources of information. They may have eBooks and streaming media that Cushing Library does not hold. Check your local library to see their offerings. 

Other Resource Guides

There are many other organizations putting information together about racial justice and institutionalized racism like this guide. Here are a few guides recommended by library staff: