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Diversity & Inclusion

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Abalos, David T.: Latinos in the United States: The Sacred and the Political

Alexander, Michelle: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Anderson, Carol: White Rage: The Unspoken Truth Of Our Racial Divide

Baldwin, James: Giovanni’s Room

Baldwin, James: The Fire Next Time

Baldwin, James: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

Chrenshaw, Kimberle (Ed.): Critical Race Theory

Coates, Ta-Nehisi: Between the World and Me

Collins, Patricia Hill: Black Feminist Thought

DiAngelo, Robin: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism

DuBois, W.E.B.: The Souls of Black Folks

Dyson, Michael Eric: Tears We Cannot Stop

Garrod, Andrew; Kilkenny, Robert; and Gómez, Christina (editors): Mi Voz, Mi Vida: Latino College Students Tell Their Life Stories

Gibson, Carrie: El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America

Gómez, Laura E.: Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism

González, Juan: Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America

Guy-Sheftall, Beverly: Words of Fire, Anthology of African American Feminist

Hooks, Bell: Ain’t I a Woman/Black Women and Feminism

Hurston, Zora Neal: Barracoon

Hwang, David: Yellow Face

International Human Rights Association of American Minorities: Preserving HBCUs Billion Dollar Legacy: International Law, Self-Determination and the Right to Institutions

Irving, Debbie: Waking Up White

Katznelson, Ira: When Affirmative Action was White 

Kendi, Ibram X.: How to be An Antiracist

Kendi, Ibram X.: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Kido Lopez, Lori: Asian American Media Activism: Fighting for Cultural Citizenship

Kim, Christine: The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America

Lorde, Audre: Zami, Sister Outsider, Undersong

Lung-Amam, Willow: Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Molinary, Rosie: Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing up Latina

Morrison, Toni: (any of her books)

Núñnez, Anne-Marie (et al) (editors): Latinos in Higher Education and Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Creating Conditions for Success

Okihiro, Gary Y.: American History Unbound: Asians and Pacific Islanders

Okihiro, Gary Y.: The Columbia Guide to Asian American History

Pak, Yoon K.; Maramba, Dina C.; and Hernandez, Xavier J.: Asian Americans in Higher Education: Charting New Realities

Park Nelson, Kim: Invisible Asians: Korean American Adoptees, Asian American Experiences, and Racial Exceptionalism

Poulin, A.: When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities

Rodriguez, Richard: Brown: The Last Discovery of America

Stavans, Ilan (Editor): The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature

Stevenson, Bryan: Just Mercy

Tatum, Beverly: “Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race

Thangaraj, Stanley I.: Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Walker, Alice: (any of her books)

Wilkerson, Isabel: The Warmth of Other Sun 

Woodson, Carter G.: The Mis-Education of the Negro

Wytsma, Ken: The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege

Yu, Charles: Interior Chinatown

On Race and Discrimination

The Black Experience

Black and Feminist

Hispanic & Latinx

Asian American

White Privilege


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