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Africana Studies Subject Guide — Black Lives Matter

Interdisciplinary guide for Africana/African American Studies

Black Lives Matter

This page features a small selection of UConn library and external resources to support learning and research pertaining to the Black Lives Matter movement. This list is meant to be exploratory and is not a comprehensive representation or list of the library's holdings.

For additional assistance, please contact Stephanie Birch, Research Services Librarian for Africana Studies at

Collection Highlights

Art that Moves

Films & Documentaries

Whiteness and Anti-Racism Readings

Mapping Police Violence

Mapping Police Violence is an online data tcking project that attempts to gather and record information on police killings across the United States, regardless of whether the killing involved a firearm. The project team sources its data from Fatal Encounters, Washington Post, Meltwater, and Google News Alerts. Visit the project website.

U.S. map showing the displacement of policing killings in 2021