The following online tools, websites and databases have been recommended as they relate to social justice topics including racism, classism, policing, and other topics. Sites have been vetted by the Law Library's social justice team as useful in educating and navigating these difficult subjects.
American Association Law Librarians Antiracism, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Social Justice Resources
Many libraries have put together LibGuides or other resources in support of diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, antiracism, etc. On this page, RIPS-SIS is collecting these resources to showcase our librarians and to create a repository and single place to find all of them.
Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project
The AALS is taking various steps, including the curation of this webpage, to respond to racism in the United States, a scourge that threatens both our democracy and the rule of law. By creating a space for our collective voices as leaders of law schools to engage our institutions in the fight for justice and equality, we strive to focus our teaching, scholarship, service, activism, programming, and initiatives on strategies to eradicate racism.
Talking About Race
Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. We are here to provide tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation. Since the opening of the museum, the number one question people ask us is how to talk about race. Every year we've refined our signature program, “Let's Talk! Teaching Race in the Classroom,” and now we want to share what we've learned. This guide includes tips, resources, and other valuable material for educators, parents, and communities.
Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages
A Project by the Augusta Baker Chair, Dr. Nicole A. Cooke of the University of South Carolina. This project emerged out of the pain and frustration associated with the back-to-back deaths in 2020. This list is not a panacea. This compilation of resources is JUST A STARTING POINT to encourage people to do their own work and have their own hard conversations.
Anti-Racist Resources from Greater Good
In response to the killing of unarmed black people by police, we gathered Greater Good pieces that explore our potential to reduce prejudice in society and in ourselves.
Racial Equity in the Justice System
Central clearinghouse of ABA-related information and resources for attorneys, the legal profession and the public on a wealth of issues addressing bias, racism and prejudice in the justice system and society.