Illinois

 

Unequal City

Type: Book – Non Fiction     Grade Level: 10-12, Adult
"Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice" examines the ways in which Chicago’s most vulnerable residents navigate their neighborhoods, life opportunities, and encounters with the law.

The Rock and the River

Type: Book Fiction     Grade Level: 7-9
Kekla Magoon, 2009 Coming-of-age story of two brothers in Chicago shows the close connections between the civil rights and black power movements.

101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History

Type: Book – Biographies     Grade Level: 7-9, 10-12
Student-friendly profiles of people who have fought for social justice in U.S. history. By Michele Bolling and Dao X. Tran.