EHHD Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Classroom Teaching Resources
This list was put together by members of the EHHD Diversity Task Force and represents resources that have been combined from a variety of DEI resources in the field. It is not inclusive of all resources nor have all resources been vetted individually. This list is meant to be a resource on resources, a place for faculty, staff, and students to learn more from a variety of sources to engage in new ways in the realm of diversity, equity, and inclusion work.
Acuna, R. F. (2014). Occupied America: A History of Chicanos. New York, NY: Pearson.
Adams, M., Bell, L. A., Goodman, D. J., Joshi K. Y (Ed.). (2016). Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice: A Sourcebook for Teachers and Trainers (Vol 3). New York, NY: Routledge.
Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W. J., Catalano, D. C. J., DeJong, K. S., Hackman, H. W., Hopkins, L. E., Love, B. J., Peters, M. L., Shlasko, D., Zuniga, X (Ed.). (2018). Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Classism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, and Ableism (Vol 4). New York, NY: Routledge.
Adichie, C. N. (2014). We Should All Be Feminists. New York, NY: Penguin Random House Company.
Alexander, Michelle. (2012). The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The New Press.
Anderson, C. (2017). White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing.
Arao, Brian and Clemens, Kristi. Book Chapter, “From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces: A New Way to Frame Dialogue Around Diversity and Social Justice.”
Baldwin, J. (1985). The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.
Bohnet, Iris. (2016). What Works: Gender Equality by Design.
Browne, M. & Keeley, Stuart M. (2018). Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking, 12th edition. Pearson.
Coates, T. (2015). Between the World and Me. New York, NY: Spiegel & Grau.
Cooper, Brittney. (2018). Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
Davis, A. Y. (2016). Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books.
Desmond, Matthew. (2016). Evicted.
DiAngelo, R. (2018). White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Race. Boston, MA: Beacon Press Books.
Eberhardt, Jennifer. (2019). Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do.
Eubanks, Virginia. (2018). Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. St. Martin's Press.
Feagin, J. (2001). Racist America: Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations. New York, NY: Routledge.
Flynn, J. (2018). White Fatigue: Rethinking Resistance for Social Justice. New York, NY: Lang.
Freire, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York, NY: Continuum.
Gates, Jr., Henry Louis. (2019). Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow.
Goodman, D. J. (2011). Promoting Diversity and Social Justice. New York, NY: Routledge.
Gorski, Paul C., & Pothini, Seema G. (2014). Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education. Routledge.
Haines, Staci K. (2019). The Politics of Trauma. Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice.
hooks, b. (1994). Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. New York, NY: Routledge.
Intemann, Kristen. (2018). The Fight Against Doubt: How to Bridge the Gap Between Scientists and the Public. Oxford University Press.
Johnson, W. Brad, & Smith, David. (2016). Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women. Bibliomotion, Inc.
Kendi, I. X. (2016). Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. New York, NY: Nation Books.
Kendi, I. X. (2019). How To Be An Anti-Racist. London: One World.
Khan-Cullors, P., bandele, a. (2017). When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. New York, NY: St. Martin’s.
King, T. (2012). The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
Lee, Amy, Robert Poch, Mary Katherine O'Brien, Catherine Solheim. (2017). Teaching Interculturally: A Framework for Integrating Disciplinary Knowledge and Intercultural Development. Stylus Publishing.
Loewen, J. W. (2018). Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. New York, NY: The New Press.
Love, Bettina. (2019). We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom. Beacon Press.
Menakem, Resmaa. (2017). My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies.
Meyer, Erin. (2014). The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business.
Mintz, Susannah B. (2007) Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities. The University of North Carolina Press.
Mock, J. (2014). Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood. New York, NY: Atria.
Moraga, C., Anzaldua, G. (Ed). (2015). This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. New York, NY: State University of New York Press.
Nicolazzo, Z. (2016). Trans* in College: Transgender Students' Strategies for Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of Inclusion. Stylus Publishing.
Nixon, Rob. (2011). Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor
Oluo, I. (2019). So You Want to Talk About Race. New York, NY: Hachette Book Group.
Pao, Ellen. (2017). Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change. Spiegel & Grau.
Rothstein, Richard. (2017) The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. Liveright Publishing Corporation.
Saad, L. F. (2020). Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks.
Sensoy, O., DiAngelo, R. (2017). Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Social Justice Education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Shapiro, Joseph. (2011). No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement. Broadway Books
Shapiro, Thomas M. (2017). Toxic Inequality.
Singleton, Glenn. (2015). Courageous Conversations about Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools. Corwin.
Smarch, Sarah. (2018). Heartland.
Suarez-Orozco, M. (Ed). (2008). Latinos: Remaking America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Tatum, Beverly Daniel. (2017). Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race.
Taylor, Paul. (2014). The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown.
Vitale, Alex. S. (2017). The End of Policing.
Wilkerson, Isabel. (2020). Cast: The Origins of Our Discontents. Random House.
Williams, Joan C. and Rachel Dempsey. (2014) What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know. NYU Press.
Zimmer, Carl. (2018). She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity.
*note* there are so very many peer-reviewed articles that this list mostly utilizes monographs
Annamma, Subini A., Connor, David, & Ferri, Beth. (2013). Dis/ability critical race studes (DisCrit): Theorizing at the intersections of race and dis/ability. Race Ethnicity and Education, 16(1), 1-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2012.730511.
Annamma, Subini, & Morrison, Deb. (2018). DisCrit classroom ecology: Using praxis to dismantle dysfunctional educational ecologies. Teaching and Teacher Education, 73, 70-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2018.03.008.
Bailey, Z.D., Krieger, N., Agénor, M., Graves, J., Linos, N. and Bassett, M.T., 2017. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions. The Lancet, 389(10077), pp.1453-1463. Full text here
Blackburn, Mollie, V. (2018). Humanizing research with LGBTQ Youth through dialogic communication, consciousness raising, and action. In Humanizing Research: Decolonizing qualitative inquiry with youth and communities.
Brown, T. 2008. Race, racism, and mental health: Elaboration of critical race theory’s contribution to the sociology of mental health. Contemporary Justice Review. 11(1) pp.53-62. Full text here
Paradies Y, Ben J, Denson N, et al. Racism as a determinant of health: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(9): e0138511.
Perez-Putnam. (2016). Belonging and brave space as hope for personal and institutional inclusion. Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education. 18, 1-4.
Ramezanzadeh, Akram and Rezaei Saeed. (2018). The conceptualization and exploration of socially just teaching: A qualitative study on higher education English professors. Teaching and Teacher Education, 74, 137-145.
Williams, D. & M. Sternthal. (2010). Understanding racial-ethnic disparities in health: Sociological contributions. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 51(S), pp. S15-27. Full text here
Williams, D. 2018. Stress and the mental health of populations of color. The Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 59(4) pp.466-485. Full text here\
Williams DR, Lawrence JA, Davis BA. Racism and health: evidence and needed research. Annu Rev Public Health. 2019;40:105-125.
- Hannah-Jones, Nikole. (2019). The 1619 Project. The New York Times Magazine.
- Coates, Ta-Nehisi. (2014). The Case for Reparations. The Atlantic.
- DiAngelo, Robin. (2017). Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism. Huffington Post.
- McIntosh, Peggy. (1990). White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack. Antiracist Alliance.
- Serwer, Adam. (2020). The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying. The Atlantic.
- Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem. (2020). Don't Understand the Protests? What You're Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge. Los Angeles Times.
- Hinton, Elizabeth. (2020). The Minneapolis Uprising in Context. Boston Review.
- Explained, S1 E20: The Racial Wealth Gap (Netflix)
- I Am Not Your Negro (Kanopy, Netflix)
- Microaggressions in the Classroom (Focused.Arts.Media.Education., May 2017)
- Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools (Kanopy)
- RACE – THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION: How the Racial Wealth Gap Was Created (California Newsreel)
- Teach Us All - Segregation and Education in the United States (Kanopy)
- True Justice (Equal Justice Initiative, 2019)
- What I Hear When You Say: Mode Minority (PBS, March 2017)
- Crip Camp(NetFlix - YouTube)
- The Diversity Gap
- Justice in America
- Militantly Mixed
- Scene on Radio, Season 2: Seeing White
- Speaking of Racism
- 1619 Project
- Scene on Radio: Seeing White
- Arts Administrators of Color: Art Accordingly
- Classically Black Podcast
- The Center for Artistic Activism webinar series
- Queering Desi
- Carroll, Rebecca. Come Through with Rebecca Carroll. WNYC Studios.
- Biewen, John. Seeing White. Scene On Radio.
- Raghuveera, Nikhil and Erica Licht. Untying Knots. SoundCloud.
- Moyo, Thoko. A historic crossroads for systemic racism and policing in America. PolicyCast. Featuring Khalil Muhammad and Erica Chenoweth.
- I’m not Your Inspiration(TEDTalk, April 2014)
- We need to talk about an injustice (TED Talk, March 2012)
- How Racism Makes Us Sick (TED Talk, November 2016)
In the News
- Guide to Allyship (An open source starter guide)
- "103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice" (Medium, September 2020)
- "Note to self: White People Taking Part in #BlackLivesMatter Protests" (American Friends Service Committee, June 2020)
- Allyship (& Accomplice): The What, Why, and How (Medium, November 2019)
- "Dear anti-racist allies: Here's how to respond to microaggressions" (CNN, June 2020)
- 9 Phrases Allies Can Say When Called Out Instead of Getting Dhttps://psychologydegreeguide.org/resources/mental-health-students-of-color/efensive (Everyday Feminism, May 2017)
- Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others (Pepperdine University, July 2019)
- Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Students of Color(Psychology Degree Guide)
- Mental Health Resources for Asian and Asian American Students (The Best Schools, May 2021)
- Mental Health Resources for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) (Massachusetts General Hospital, September 2020)
- "55 Mental Health Resources for People of Color" (Online MSW Programs, September 2020)
- Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Really Going Through It Right Now (Vice, May 2020)
- "The Four Bodies: A Holistic Toolkit for Coping with Racial Trauma" (Medium, May 2020)
- Four Ways People of Color Can Foster Mental Health and Practice Restorative Healing (Mindful.org, January 2019)
- "Filling Our Cups: 4 Ways People of Color can Foster Mental Health and Practice Restorative Healing" (Medium, July 2017)
- Asian Mental Health Collective
- BIPOC Mental Health Resources (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
- Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
- Latinx Therapy
- National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
- Therapy for Black Girls
- Live Another Day (Mental health and substance use resources for people of color)
- Detox Local (Extensive list of mental health and substance use resources for the American Asian and Pacific Islander community)
- The Link Between Health and Racism (TED Playlist)
- Racial Trauma (Mental Health America)
- Structural racism is taking a toll on children’s mental health (CNN, November 2020)
- "Racism is a Public Health Crisis" (Harvard School of Public Health, June 2020)
- "Disparities in Access to Health Care During a Pandemic" (Econofact, May 2020)
- "The Color of Coronavirus: COVID-19 Deaths by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S." (APM Research Lab, May 2020)
- "‘A Terrible Price’: The Deadly Racial Disparities of Covid-19 in America" (The New York Times, April 2020)
- "COVID-19 DEI Crisis Action Strategy Guide" (Inclusive Excellence Academy, March 2020)
- Why Aren’t White Mothers Being Blamed for the Opioid Crisis Like Black Mothers During the Crack Epidemic? (Patheos.com, December 2019)
- "The Spread of Hate and Racism: Confronting a Growing Public Crisis" (Video) (PRI’s The World & WGBH, February 2019)
- "Link Between Racial Discrimination and Cardiovascular Health" (Tufts Now, June 2019)
- "Emotional Justice: What Black Women Want and Need" (The Guardian, Dec. 2015)
- When A Black Teenager Killed Her Rapist, Kenosha Had No Tolerance For Vigilante Justice (Bustle, September 2020)
- American Police (Throughline Podcast, June 2020)
- History of Police in the US (Insider, June 2020)
- Opportunity Lost: The 1968 Government Report on White Racism That America Chose to Ignore (KQED, June 2020)
- Resources on the History of Policing and Today's Calls for Reform (KQED, June 2020)
- “Economics Research on Racial Disparities in Policing,” by Felipe Goncalves and Emily Weisburst, University of California, Los Angeles (June 2020)
- "Letter from the Seven Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court to Members of the Judiciary and the Bar" (Mass.gov, June 2020)
- "Social Distancing and Incarceration: Policy and Management Strategies to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission and Promote Health Equity Through Decarceration" (Health Education and Behavior, May 2020)
- Slave Patrols: An Early Form of American Policing (National Law Enforcement Museum, July 2019)
- "How to Provide a Multicultural Education" (Baylor University)
- "21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge © Educator Edition" (America & Moore)
- "Syllabus: 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge" (American Bar Association)
- "Being Antiracist" Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
- "Higher Education Should Lead the Efforts to Reverse Structural Racism" (The Atlantic, October 2020)
- "EJI Documentary True Justice Wins Emmy Award" (Equal Justice Initiative, September 2020)
- "Classroom Discussions on Race: Hear What 5 Black Students Say They Need" (Education Week, July 2020)
- 27 Mistakes White Teachers of Black Students Make and How to Fix Them (Education Post, January 2020)
- "What Faculty Members Think" (Inside HigherEd, March 2019)
- Race and Gender Bias in Online Courses: Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others. (Inside Higher Ed, March 2018)
- Does Confident Pluralism Mean Protecting Racist Views? (Conversations on Diversity, February 2018)
- A Crooked Seat at the Table: Black and Alone in an Honors Class (Teaching Tolerance, October 2019)
- 10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools (Everyday Feminism, August 2015)
- How diversity can blind us to society's underlying racism (BrandeisNOW, December 2020)
- "Women are advancing in the workplace, but women of color still lag behind" (Brookings Institute, October 2020)
- "Talking About Race: Whiteness" (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, July 2020)
- "Biased Algorithms Are Easier to Fix Than Biased People" (New York Times, December 6, 2019)
- I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. (New York Times Magazine, July 2019)
- "The Nonprofit Sectors' Problems with Race" (Nonprofit Quarterly, July 2019)
- "(More) Bias in Science Hiring" (Inside Higher Ed, June 2019)
- "The Bias of ‘Professionalism’ Standards" (Stanford Social Innovation Review, June 2019)
- White liberals dumb themselves down when they speak to black people, a new study contends (Washington Post, November 2018)
- When it comes to race and justice, ‘colour-blindness’ is not good enough (The Conversation, November 2018)
- The Groundwater Approach: Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism (Racial Equity Institute, 2018)
People First Language
movies: https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/resources/films/) …
The film Crip Camp on Netflix.
Useful DEI Reading Lists Used While Pulling Together Full List
Advisory Board for the Arts: https://www.advisoryboardarts.com/dei-reading-list
Association of American Medical Colleges, “Racism and Health Reading List” https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/racism-and-health-reading-list
Brandies, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management: https://heller.brandeis.edu/diversity/learning/readings.html
Harvard Kennedy School “Racial Justice, Racial Equity, and Anti-Racism Reading List: https://www.hks.harvard.edu/faculty-research/library-knowledge-services/collections/diversity-inclusion-belonging/anti-racist
SheGeeksOut DEI Reading List: https://shegeeksout.com/diversity-equity-inclusion-books-reading/
University of Missouri, Kansas City DEI Reading List: https://libguides.library.umkc.edu/DEI_Reading_List
University of Washington, Health Sciences Library “Health Equity Reads” https://guides.lib.uw.edu/hsl/minority_health/reading