Social Justice Resources on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Online Articles and Resources

“The White Space” 

44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country

10 Small Steps for Department Chairs to Foster Inclusion 

10 Actions You Can Take to Promote Racial Justice in the Workplace 


2 Flagship Universities Surveyed the Campus Climate. Here’s What They Found. 



Black Lives Matter Syllabus 

Children’s Books For Parents Who Want To Talk About Racism With Their Kids

CNN/Sesame Street racism town hall

Dear White People, This is What We Want You to Do 

Decolonizing Thanksgiving: A Toolkit for Combatting Racism in Schools

Discover Resources to Combat Hate

Former President Barack Obama puts out guidelines to ‘get to work’ amid George Floyd protests

How America Has Racialized Medicine During Epidemics 

How Colleges Use 6-Word Stories About Race as a Teaching Tool


Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus

Intersectionality: A Reading List

Lemonade syllabus

Making Class Welcoming for Trans and Gender Non-Binary Students

Making people aware of their implicit biases doesn’t usually change minds. But here’s what does work 

Passive voice and euphemism in coverage of #KameronPrescott case

Performative Allyship Is Deadly (Here’s What to Do Instead)

Queer Syllabus

Racism Experienced In Childhood Lasts a Lifetime

Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (#IDAHOBIT2016)

Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume

Responding to Microaggressions in Online Learning Environments During a Pandemic

Richard Rohr on White Privilege

Southern Poverty Law Center releases campus guide to countering ‘alt-right’

Stop Asking People Of Color To Explain Racism–Pick Up One Of These Books Instead

Summer Reading for Title IX Investigators 2019

Teaching Race, Racism, and Racial Justice: Pedagogical Principles and Classroom

The Anti-Racist Starter Pack: 40 TV Series, Documentaries, Movies, TED Talks, and Books to Add to Your List 
The Diversity Style Guide

Native Land

The ‘MHP’ Black Feminism Syllabus

The Thanksgiving Tale We Tell Is a Harmful Lie. As a Native American, I’ve Found a Better Way to Celebrate the Holiday

Things White People Can Do

Trans* Studies in Higher Education Syllabus

What Does BIPOC Stand For? What the Phrase Means and Why It’s So Important

What Is Juneteenth? 

What the Racial Data Show: The pandemic seems to be hitting people of color the hardest.

When Black Women Go From Office Pet to Office Threat

White Fragility: Book Discussion Series

White Supremacy in the Workplace

Who Lives in Education Deserts?

Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

Why Passive Voice is Dangerous

Why the ‘Psychological Injury Model’ Will Ultimately Triumph

You Can Now Read Metafilter’s Thread On Emotional Labor as an Annotated PDF



As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

Black Ivory: Slavery in the British Empire

Black women’s history of the United States

Blood in My Eye

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons

Brown: Poems

Brutal Imagination: Poems

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul

Discourse on Colonialism

Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems

Educational Freedom

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

Girl, woman, other
Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists and Progressive Politics During World War II

Heavy: An American Memoir

High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that a Movement Forgot

How to Be an Antiracist

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir

I’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying: Essays

Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful

Love with Accountablity: Digging Up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and

Become a Good

Monument: Poems: New and Selected

My Song: A Memoir

Our Black Sons Matter: Mothers Talk About Fears, Sorrows, and Hopes

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America

Parenting for Liberation: A Guide for Raising Black Children

Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

S O S: Poems 1961–2013

Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems

Sister Outsider

So You Want to Talk About Race


Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South

The Farming of Bones: A Novel

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America

The Light of the World: A Memoir

The Nickel Boys

The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome

The Street

The Tradition

They Can’t Kill Us All: The Story of the Struggle for Black Lives

Thick: And Other Essays

Wade in the Water: Poems

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval

We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves

We’re On: A June Jordan Reader

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?: Stories

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Who Fears Death

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Your Silence Will Not Protect You