The Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) along with the University Libraries (UL) maintain this list of resources. It is not intended to be exhaustive nor authoritative. Neither OED or the UL endorse every sentiment found in these resources. The goal is to support on-going education about the histories, theories, and lived experiences of members of marginalized and underrepresented communities.
Listening to Shame, Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on.
Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership We have all changed someone’s life — usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives.
"'I have Cerebral Palsy. I shake all the time. I'm like Shakira meets Muhammad Ali." Arab-American comedian Maysoon Zayid talks about life as an actress, stand-up comedian, philanthropist, and advocate for people with disabilities in this TED Talk.
Driven to tell her family’s story after her grandmother’s death, The Latehomecomer is Kao Kalia Yang’s tribute to the remarkable woman whose spirit held them all together. (A Hmong story. About assimilation. A good book for students.
BOOK: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States”.
This humorous collection brings attention to the every day struggles and obstacles faced by persons with disabilities while transforming the political incorrectness of the word "crip" into a message of disability activism through which we reclaim our bodies and our lives.