Category: Social Justice

Anti-Racist Reading List

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The USF Libraries Anti-Racist Reading list, curated by St. Pete’s Nelson Poynter Memorial Library,  includes library-owned resources. both print and e-books through the Libraries.. The purpose of the list is to help our community create meaningful discourse about the injustices and racial … Continue Reading

Dr. Joan F. Kaywell Books Save Lives Award Reception

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You are invited to come meet and greet with award recipient  Sandra Uwiringiyimana author of How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child on Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 4-6 pm at the USF Alumni Center–Traditions Hall.  Click here to … Continue Reading

Diversity and Inclusion Resources: Inclusive Pedagogy

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LibGuides are those created by librarians as good starting points for research and identifying quality resources on various topics. <a LibGuides are those created by librarians as good starting points for research and identifying quality resources on various topics. The Diversity and Inclusion Resources Guide from Denison Libraries offers some wonderful resources for those educators who would like to see a nice one-stop shopping place for resources. Remember that your librarians here at USF can create these guides customized to some of the courses you teach.

Featured E-book–Teaching Race

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Teaching Race, How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism by Stephen Brookfield (2019), addresses the need to educate students about race and racism in higher education. This book addresses some of the most common questions teachers raise about how to teach students racial awareness, particularly at predominantly White institutions. The book includes practical tips, tools and techniques shared by teachers in various disciplines.

“Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria”: And Other Conversations about Race

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This class bestselling e-book on the psychology of racism is now fully revised and updated. Author Beverly Daniel Tatum asserts that we do not know how to talk about racial differences. Tatum presents strong evidence that straight talk about our racial identities–whatever they may be–is essential for communicating across racial and ethnic divides.

Amistad Research Center Digital Projects

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The Amistad Research Center from Tulane University includes a dozen or so digital projects that focus on America’s ethnic and racial history, the African diaspora, human relations and civil rights. The digital collection includes over 3,000 digital objects: photographs from 1887-1952 of … Continue Reading