Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Arkansas Libraries

This library guide aims to provide diversity resources and services to students, faculty, and library staff.

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Books Suggested During DEI Town Hall

So You Want to Talk about Race

In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide.

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Cooke, N. A. (2020, May 30). Anti-Racism Resources for all ages. [A project of the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair at the University of South Carolina]. https://padlet.com/nicolethelibrarian/nbasekqoazt336co

Books from the Diversity Collection on Allyship

What does it mean to be white? : developing white racial literacy / Robin DiAngelo
White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism / Robin DiAngelo
Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America / George Yancy ; foreword by Cornel West
So you want to talk about race [electronic resource] / Ijeoma Oluo
American Islamophobia [electronic resource] : understanding the roots and rise of fear / Khaled A. Beydoun
Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race / Reni Eddo-Lodge
Blindspot : hidden biases of good people / Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

Resources Available Online on Antiracism during COVID-19 closures

A pedagogy of anticapitalist antiracism : whiteness, neoliberalism, and resistance in education / Zachary A. Casey
Transpacific antiracism [electronic resource] : Afro-Asian solidarity in twentieth-century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa / Yuichiro Onishi
Exploring the emotions of white racism and antiracism [electronic resource] / by Lisa Spanierman
Race and antiracism in black British and British Asian literature [electronic resource] / Dave Gunning
Race, racialization, and antiracism in Canada and beyond [electronic resource] / edited by Genevieve Fuji Johnson and Randy Enomoto.
Race on the brain [electronic resource] : what implicit bias gets wrong about the struggle for racial justice / Jonathan Kahn
Unveiling whiteness in the twenty-first century : global manifestations, transdisciplinary interventions / edited by Veronica Watson, Deirdre Howard-Wagner, Lisa Spanierman
The night Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union : a transatlantic story of antiracial protest / Stephen Tuck ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr
White race discourse [electronic resource] : preserving racial privilege in a post-racial society / John D. Foster
Blinded by sight : seeing race through the eyes of the blind / Osagie K. Obasogie
Color conscious : the political morality of race / K. Anthony Appiah and Amy Gutmann
The intersections of whiteness [electronic resource] / [edited by] Evangelia Kindinger and Mark Schmitt
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

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Antiracism Reading List from Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to be an antiracist and Stamped from the beginning,wrote this antiracism reading list for the New York Times in May 2019.

Books that are included in this reading list that are available from the University of Arkansas Libraries are linked below, with Kendi's comments. Where possible, eBook versions of the titles have been highlighted to encourage access during library closures due to COVID-19.