Visit the following websites for a wealth of information pertaining to this year's Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads choice, "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and Other Conversations About Race, by Beverly Tatum.
University of Michigan's Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration: 1954-2004
Check out the University of Michigan's Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration website for information about the University's winter theme semester. Included at this site are:
A complete listing of events for UM's theme semester
The "Teaching Brown" website includes "A Teacher's Resource Guide" with annotated bibliography, videos, and websites related to the Brown v Board of Education decision.
Looking Back: 'Brown v. Board of Education'
NPR's website, "Looking Back: 'Brown v. Board of Education'", explores the high court's decision and its repercussions through a series of stories.
Another Ann Arbor
Another Ann Arbor, Inc's web site provides a wealth of information, resources, and local events listings for Ann Arbor's African American community.
Other Books Under Consideration: 2004
The following books were also under consideration for this year's Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads.
Daisy Bates, The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir
James T. Patterson, Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy
Youth Titles on Civil Rights and Brown v. Board of Education
Click here for a list of recommended youth titles for K - 5th and 6th - 8th grades.