Exploring Race in Society

Exploring Race in Society

Designed for high school and undergraduate students, Exploring Race in Society covers important issues related to the history of race and providing critical context for topics associated with race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusiveness. Proprietary essays are written by a diverse group of writers representing a variety of disciplines working to address issues related to race. These essays are reviewed by third-party subject-matter experts.

In addition to proprietary essays, photographs, graphs and charts, Exploring Race in Society includes:

  • Thousands of full-text articles from academic journals
  • Government agency reports curated and provided by HeinOnline
  • Full-text articles, primary source documents and speeches from BlackPast, a leading source on African American history and experience
  • Journal content covering issues related to race, including those of Indigenous communities

Topics Include:

  • Affirmative action
  • Black Lives Matter movement
  • COVID-19 and communities of color
  • Digital divide
  • Environmental racism and environmental justice
  • Food insecurity
  • Neighborhood gentrification
  • Police use of force
  • School-to-prison pipeline
  • Sports team branding changes
  • Voting rights and voter suppression
  • Wealth gap

Features Include:

  • Google integration, allowing you to save articles to Google Drive and OneDrive
  • Full-text translation in more than 30 languages for HTML articles
  • Text-to-Speech for HTML articles to aid struggling readers
  • Reading level indicators (Lexile ranges)
  • Ability to view, save, print and email citations in many formats
  • Citation tool to help students format references/works cited
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