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Race/Ethnicity/Nationality

Videos
White People-MTV Documentary
Shit White Girls Say to Black Girls
Alice Goffman: How we’re priming some kids for college—and others for prison
Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?
Suzanne Talhouk: Don’t kill your language
Rebel Music Native America: 7th Generation Rises
Eddie Huang: Asian in America
Amir Safi- “Brown Boy. White House”
Eddie Huang: Racial Identity in America
The Untold Story of Emmett Till

Books

Other
The Case for Reparations

Resources
Intergroup Resources
Everyday Democracy

Sex and Gender

Videos
Meera Vijayann: Find your voice against gender violence
Anne-Marie Slaughter: Can we all “have it all”?
Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?
Alaa Murabit: What My Religion really says about women
Lee Mokobe: A powerful poem about what it feels like to be transgender
I Am Jazz
Transgender Coming Out Live-University Presentation
Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be
The girl effect: The clock is ticking
“Hir” Poem about transgendered youth
Brave New Voices: That Girl
Tony Porter: A Call to men
A Place in the Middle

Books

 

Resources
R U Coming Out
Human Rights Campaign
Gender Equity Resource Center
The Trevor Project
GLAAD
PFLAG National

Sexuality/Sexual Orientation

Videos
iO Tillet Wright: 50 shades of gay
LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda
Yoruba Richen: What the gay rights movement learned from the civil rights movement
LGBTQ: Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities
For the Bible Tells Me So (full documentary for purchase)
Trans* (movie)
How to Survive a Plague (movie)

Books

 

Resources
LGBTQ Student Resources & Support
R U Coming Out

Human Rights Campaign
Gender Equity Resource Center
The Trevor Project
GLAAD
PFLAG National
Sexuality Research Guide: Sexuality Research Home
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, & Intersex Studies: LGBQI Studies Home

Religion/Spirituality

Videos
Alaa Murabit: What My Religion really says about women
On Common Ground: America’s Religious Diversity

Books

 

Resources
American Atheists
Pew Research Center

Socioeconomic Status

Videos
I.O.U.S.A.: Byte-Sized-the 30 Minute Version
Inequality for All
The One Percent
Face of Poverty: Life at the Breaking Point
American Story: Tent City USA
Park Avenue: Money, Power, and the American Dream

Books

The following are courtesy of Lindsey Krinks at Open Table Nashville

 

Ability

Videos
Aimee Mullins: The Opportunity of adversity
Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (movie)
Disability: Move to Include with Caroline Casey and Mark Pollock
Daniel Kish: How I Use Sonar to Navigate the World
Rosie King: How Autism Freed Me to Be Myself
Stella Young: I’m Not Your Inspiration Thank You Very Much
Ron McCallum: How Technology Allowed Me to Read
Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake
Sue Austin: Deep Sea Diving in a Wheelchair
Andrew Solomon: Love No Matter What
Caroline Casey: Looking Past Limits
Keith Nolan: Deaf in the Military
The Debut of the British Paraorchestra
Alix Generous: How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger’s
Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds

Books

Many of these are from The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities

Other
America’s Largest Mental Hospital is a Jail

Resources
The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities (University of Delaware)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Epidemic of Mental Illness: Why?
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Center for Learning Disabilities

 

Other Diversity Issues-Grab Bag

Videos
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story
Martine Rothblatt: My daughter, my wife, our robot, and the quest for immortality
Kathryn Schulz: On Being Wrong
Rachel Rostad-Names
Eddie Huang: Racial Identity in New America
Gone With The Wind (movie)
When the Levees Broke Part I&II, Parts III & IV
Waiting for Superman (full documentary for purchase)

Books

Resources
NEA Diversity Resources
Diversity Central
Southern Poverty Law Center
From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces

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