U of M Libraries organizes materials on the shelf using the Library of Congress Classification.
Below are a sample of call number ranges that you can use to browse the shelves in McWherter Library for books on general topics.
E 184.5 - 185.98 African Americans (since Emancipation, biography, genealogy)
GN 269 - 279 Anthropology>>Race (General)
HN 1 - 995 Social history and conditions, social problems, social reform
HQ 1101 - 2030.7 Women, Feminism
HT 1501 - 1595 Races (including race as a social group and race relations in general)