Black History in America 

Historian Daina Ramey Berry, Chair of the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin and author of "A Black Women's History of the United States", discusses the breadth of Black history and our obligation to recognize the voices of the past to prepare for a better future.



Resource List on Google Drive - local COVID resources, donating guides, information on protests, etc.

Glossary of Terms: Biases, Discrimination, Equity, Intersectionality, etc. (pdf)

KU Libraries Social Justice Resources

Acknowledgement of Native Lands







Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble
An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz
The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority by Ellen D. Wu
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy by A. Flyn, S.R. Homberg, D.T. Warren, F.J. Wong
The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education by Robin DiAngelo
Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation by Derald Wing Sue
Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race by Derald Wing Sue
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror by Moustafa Bayoumi
Waking UP White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum