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Together for Mental Health: How to get B(l)ack to basics.

Let AARL help you get b(l)ack to the basics of mental health with this selected collection of titles.


During the month of May the Auburn Avenue Research Library is celebrating the life, legacy and teachings of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz.

Against All Odds: The Resilience & Greatness of Black Women

This Readers' Advisory was prepared to highlight the accomplishments of Black women all around the world.

"Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn," by Gary M. Pomerantz.

Opening Narrative for a Book Discussion: “Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn.” Prior to the renovations at the Central Library, the Ivan…

The Words and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The materials included in this Reader's Advisory presents the words and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Black Representation in Film, TV and Theatre

This Reader's Advisory List includes books and media that discuss how Black Americans have fought and continue to fight racism in Hollywood.

A Guide to Kwanzaa

Kwanzza is an annual celebration of African American culture with a focus on family and social values.

Remembering bell hooks

Author, feminist, and scholar, bell hooks' writing and activism focused on race, gender, and class.

Africana Fashion : Remembering Virgil Abloh

This resource list is in honor of Virgil Abloh and contributions made to the world of fashion by the people of Africa.

Food Traditions: Africa and the African Diaspora

The resources on this list highlight the importance of food and food traditions on African and African Diaspora cultural.

The Fight for Environmental and Climate Justice

This Readers' Advisory covers climate change and environmental justice and their worldwide impact on the poor and communities of color.

Cancer Health Disparities in the Black Community

AARL provides reading resources which focuses on cancer health disparities an its impact on people of African descent.

We Were There: Black Military Veterans

AARL presents a staff-created book list on African-American Military Veterans.

Remembering Hank Aaron

Learn about the legendary Hank Aaron from his childhood in Alabama during the Great Depression to breaking baseball in Atlanta.

In Memoriam: Eric Jerome Dickey

Noted author Eric Jerome Dickey passed away on January 3rd according to multiple reports and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dickey's…
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