Resources: Videos and More

Here are a few resources, including short videos and a list of websites and books/articles, designed to help foster inclusion on campus.

Challenging Classroom Content/Language: Teaching Race

A conversation in which we discuss some of the strategies that faculty have used to anticipate and navigate challenges in classes that feature challenging content. Panelists: Melissane Schrems (History), Alvin Henry (English), Eloise Brezault (World Languages, Cultures & Media), and Sarah Gates (English). (December 1, 2021)


A Conversation about Community & Inclusion


Why are diversity and inclusion important? This video explores the importance of fostering inclusion and offers suggestions on how to do so. 

Implicit Bias

Here we learn what about explicit and implicit bias, and consider strategies to recognize and reduce our own biases. 


This video introduces the concept of microaggressions, the physiological and psychological impact on individuals who experience them frequently, and offers recommendations on how to avoid and recover from microaggressions.


This video explores race as a social construct, describes various forms of racism, and offers resources to help us better understand race, racism, and privilege.


In this video we discuss the importance of pronouns to everyone in our community, but especially how using peoples' preferred pronouns can make our community more inclusive for all. 

Socioeconomic Status

Here we introduce some basic concepts associated with socioeconomic status, discuss meritocracy and why it's a myth, learn about cognitive bandwidth, and explore some of the intersections between poverty and various other social identities. 


Select Resources on Inclusion, Diversity, and Belonging

If you’re just getting started and want to learn more, here’s a short list of resources including books, articles, web resources, and more about race, antiracism, LGBTQIA+ identity, implicit bias, international student support, and interfaith leadership. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, but it should give you a start. If you have a resource that you don’t see here that you’ve found helpful, please share it and we’ll add it to the list!

SPLC provides monitors hate groups and other extremist groups, including the KKK, the neo-Nazi movement, neo-Confederacy, anti-government militias, and more.

Here you can find readings, research, films, and other resources for a better understanding of the history of racism, structural racism, and how to advance an anti-racist agenda.

Compiled by Dr. Kathy Chen, STEM Education Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

A collection of readings and other resources on anti-racism.

A list of resources on SLU’s D&I Office web site raising awareness of the increasing violence against Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders.

BIPOC Mental Health Support and Addiction Recovery


  • Barnett, Brooke and Peter Felten (eds). Intersectionality in Action: A Guide for Faculty and campus Leaders for Creating Inclusive Classrooms and Institutions. Stylus Publishing, 2016.
  • DiAngelo, Robin. White Fragility; Why It’s So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism. Beacon Press, 2018.
  • Kendi, Ibram X. How To Be An Antiracist. One World, 2019.
  • Oluo, Ijeoma. So You Want to Talk About Race. Seal Press, 2019.
  • Parks, Julie. Race on Campus: Debunking Myths with Data. Harvard Education Press, 2018.
  • Singh, Anneliese A. The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing. New Harbinger Publications, 2019.
  • Tatum, Beverly. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? BasicBooks, 2017.

LGBTQIA+ Identity

  • Barker, Meg-John and Alex Iataffi, Life Isn’t Binary, On Being Both, Beyond and In-Between. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020.
  • Gonzales, Kathryn and Karen Rayne. Trans+, Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You. Magination Press, 2019.
  • Killerman, Sam. A Guide to Gender, 2nd edition. Impetus Books, 2017.
  • Zamani-Gallagher, Eboni, et al (eds). Rethinking LGBTQIA Students and Collegiate Contexts, Identity, Policies, and Campus Climate. Routledge, 2019.

International Students

Implicit Bias

  • Marcelin, Jasmine, et al., “The Impact of Unconscious Bias in Healthcare - How to Recognize and Mitigate It”, The Journal of Infectious Diseases 220(2), September 15, 2019, 562-573.
  • Beeghly, Erin and Alex Madva (eds). An Introduction to Implicit Bias: Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind (Routledge 2020).
  • Eberhardt, Jennifer. Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do. Viking 2019.

Interfaith Leadership

  • Patel, Eboo. Interfaith Leadership: A Primer. Beacon Press, 2016.

You can find additional resources on these SLLU web pages: