Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Bibliography
Abdulle, A., Obeyesekere, A. N., & Dei, G. J. S. (2017). New framings on anti-racism and resistance: Volume 1 – anti-racism and transgressive pedagogies. Brill|Sense.
Alexander, M. (2010). The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. New Press.
Ashby, K. M., Collins, D. L., Helms, J. E., & Manlove, J. (2018). Let’s talk about race: Evaluating a college interracial discussion group on race. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 46(2), 97–114. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmcd.12095
Summary from Scene On Radio: Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.
Brown, S. (2020, July 6). Students of color are not OK. Here's how colleges can support them. The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Coates, T. (2015). Between the world and me. Spiegel & Grau.
CORA Learning. (2016, October). Black minds matter - A five-part series. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZrkp24qjVcnQbs6SUHl0fy14oZNymOL6
Summary from website: This course addresses issues facing Black students in education by drawing parallels between the policing of Black lives and schooling of Black minds.
Cox, W., Dorley, T., & Wodaje, H. (2018). Black student engagement: Resilience & success under duress. Journal of Pan African Studies, 12(7), 192-216.
Cretton, D. D. (Director). (2020). Just mercy [Film]. Warner Brothers.
Summary from website: After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence. In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian's life. Just Mercy is based on a true story. Running time: 2:17:51 [Click on the hyperlink to find out where you can watch this documentary.]
Duane, A., & Rajunov, M. (2019). Nonbinary: Memoirs of gender and identity. Columbia University Press.
Eberhardt, J. (2019). Biased: Uncovering the hidden prejudice that shapes what we see, think, and do. Penguin.
Edugyan, E. (2019). Washington black. Vintage Books.
Garza, A., Cullors, P, Tometi, O., & Birdsong, M. (2016, October). An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter. [Video]. TED. https://www.ted.com/talks/alicia_garza_patrisse_cullors_and_opal_tometi_an_interview_with_the_founders_of_black_lives_matter?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare
Summary from TED: Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities. Their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and "sharpen each other, so that we all can rise."
Gyasi, Y. (2017). Homegoing: A novel. Vintage Books.
Halley, J., Eshleman, A., & Vijaya, R. (2010). Seeing white: An introduction to white privilege and race. Rowman & Littlefield.
Jackson, E. R. (2019). Black Lives Matter: Culturally sustaining, responsive, and relevant pedagogy in higher education. Journal of Pan African Studies, 12(9), 1-4
Note: The is devoted to BLM.
Kimmerer, R. W. (2020). Braiding sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants. Milkweed Editions.
McNair, T. B., Bensimon, E. M., & Malcom-Piqueux, L. (2020). From equity talk to equity walk. Expanding practitioner knowledge for racial justice in higher education. Jossey-Bass.
Mwangi, C., Thelamour, B., Ezeofor, I., & Carpenter, A. (2018). “Black elephant in the room”: Black students contextualizing campus racial climate within US racial climate. Journal of College Student Development, 59(4), 456–474. https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.2018.0042
Ochsner, A., Corwin, Z., & Tierney, W. (2018). In A. Abdulle, A. N. Obeyesekere, & G. J. A. Dei, (pp. 172-193). Johns Hopkins University Press.
Oluo, I. (2018). So you want to talk about race. Seal Press.
Shakur, A. (1987). Assata: An autobiography. Lawrence Hill.
Tatum, B. (2003). “Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?”: And other conversations about race. BasicBooks.
Troka, D., & Adedoja, D. (2016). The challenges of teaching about the Black Lives Matter Movement: A dialogue. Radical Teacher, (106), 47–56.
X, M., Haley, A., Handler, M. S., & Davis, O. (2015). The autobiography of Malcolm X. Ishi Press International.
Yao, C. X. (2018). . American Quarterly, 70(3), 439-454.
Yunkaporta, T. (2020). Sand Talk: How indigenous thinking can save the world. HarperCollins.