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ADA.gov US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

Disability rights are civil rights. From voting to parking, the American Disabilities Act is a law that protects people with disabilities in many areas of public life. From answers to common questions to official legal documents, ADA.gov has…

Executive Order on Further Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through The Federal Government

Executive Order 13985 announced that the Biden administration would pursue a comprehensive approach to advancing equity for all, in particular by fighting systemic racism. By promoting the federal government's equality, historically neglected…

The Evaluation and Transformation of Information Systems: Essays Honoring the Legacy of F. W. Lancaster

Table of Contents: ForthcomingReflections: An Interview with F. W. Lancaster by Leigh S. Estabrook and F. W. LancasterIntroduction Abstract: This article presents an overview of the career of F. W. Lancaster.It starts with a review of the…

Citation Justice

This is a LibGuide from the University of Maryland University Libraries. Excerpt: Citation Justice is the act of citing authors based on identify to uplift marginalized voices with the knowledge that citation is used as a form of power in a…

Defining a Discipline: Archival Research and Practice in the Twenty-First Century, Essays in Honor of Richard J. Cox.

304 pages. Description excerpt from Archival Issues, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2022, Publication Review, p. 67-70: "In their introduction to this volume, editors Jeannette Bastian and Elizabeth Yakel offer the thought that the maturity of a field of study may…

Archives Have the Power to Boost Marginalized Voices | Dominique Luster | TEDxPittsburgh (Videos)

Archivists have an important job — a job that has the ability to save or erase an individual's history or even the history of an entire people. Dominique Luster works to build a historical view that includes marginalized voices and conscious…

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Social Identities and Systems of Oppressions

Systems of oppression are individual, institutional, and societal and their effects on people have a long history deeply rooted in American culture. American identity is nuanced and intersectional. Racism is only one of the ways in which inequities…

The Uprising (Videos)

1 hr 33 min 44 sec. documentary. This is an excellent video that explains racism in its original meaning of bias and prejudice against 'differences" and very strong preference for homogeneity, assimilation, uniformity and conformity to one…

Article 9 - Accessibility | United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Extract: Article 9 – Accessibility 1. 1. To enable persons with disabilities to live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life, States Parties shall take appropriate measures to ensure to persons with disabilities access, on an equal…

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol (A/RES/61/106) was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and was opened for signature on 30 March 2007. There were 82…

JCLC Conference

The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) is a conference open to all library staff, students, influencers, and decision-makers interested in exploring inclusive policies, practices, and issue of diversity in libraries and how they affect…

Book Connections: Diversity Books Toolkit

This toolkit from Teaching Books helps analyze collections, identify and bring to life diverse texts, and encourage reflection on cultural representation. Identify exceptional diverse books for all children and teens Bring culture and race to the…

Diverse Book Finder: Identify and Explore Multicultural Picture Books

The Diverse BookFinder is a collection of thousands of children's picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC), published and distributed in the U.S. since 2002. The site offers a searchable database and a source of…

We Need Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young…

Sing a New Song: Black Presbyterians United, 1984 (Video)

16 mins 20 seconds. Footage of Black Presbyterians United gathering 1984, including Lenton Gunn, Jr., Gayraud Wilmore, Prathia Hall-Wynn, Joan SalmonCampbell. From Accession 13 0210 PM84 030, Presbyterian Heritage Center. Transcript below, thanks to…

Learning to be White: Money, Race, and God in America (Book Review)

A review of Thandeka's book Learning to be White. The governing category in Thandeka's analysis is "white shame." Shame in general, in her hermeneutical glossary signifies a deepseated conflict of sensibilities internal to one's personality, a…

SM 2021 Interspirituality And A Theology of Technology (Prof. Coleman) Spring 2021 Louisville Seminary

SM2021InterspiritualityForWeb.pdf
This course provides a space to critically reflect on what the pandemic of COVID19 has revealed about being a global citizen located in a specific place and time dealing with information and communications technologies in our personal lives and…

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Black Theology Reading Group Resource List

Black Theology Reading Group Resource List. Includes books the group is reading as well as podcasts, web resources, and more.

ASALH

ASALH is the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Inc.Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham of Harvard University is the ASALH President.Established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, we are the Founders of Black…

Francis Sumner, PhD, and Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD.

Brief biographical sketches of the first two African Americans psychologist , male and female, to get a Ph.D. in this discipline.

Francis Sumner, PhD, is referred to as the “Father of Black Psychology” because he was the first African American…

Waking Up White With Debby Irvine Part 1 (Podcasts)

30 minutes Listen. Download available. Debby Irving is a racial justice educator and author of the book Waking Up White. She talks about the way her world was shaken when she began understanding the extent to which her whiteness has been crucial to…

The Cry of the Earth and The Cries of the Poor: An OFM Study Guide on the Care of Creation

CuraCreato-EN.pdf
A beautifully illustrated 48 page guide that opens with the Canticle of Creatures. "The resource booklet which you are about to read is likewise an exhortation to be open to the world around us, to listen attentively to all those creatures who…

What is Ecotheology? (Videos)

Under 2 min video from Audiopedia. Provides a brief definition, meaning, and explanation of the ecotheology movement.

Community Organizing

Description and how-to of community organizing for the cause for justice. Source URL: https://lptsstor.blob.core.windows.net/documents-library/docs/default-source/OA/ADL/ACowserCommunityOrganizingPresbyteriansToday.pdf

Three Pulitzer Prize winners discuss powerful stories of slavery, race, and resistance (Videos)

Streamed live and organized by Oxford University Press, during the June 2020 protests globally in support of Black Lives Matter, three Pulitzer Prize winners Nikole Hannah-Jones, W. Caleb McDaniel, and Jeffrey C. Stewart discuss their award-winning…

Can "White" People Be Saved? Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission by Love L. Sechrest, Johnny Ramirez-Johnson, and Amos Yong. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 2018.

Can “White” People Be Saved? Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission. Edited by Love Sechrist, Ramirez-Johnson, and Yong (IVP Books, 2018). E-book available.From the Publisher's Book Website, Contributions by Willie James Jennings, Andrea Smith,…

How we think about beauty and blackness can save lives

4000 words.  Longform article. In this article, Enuma Okoro drawing on her own experiences, history, and the U.S. philosopher Elaine Scarry's "lateral disregard" concept, she asks, "How much has been lost to the West by the refusal to see beauty in…

“You’re calling me a racist?” The Moral and Emotional Regulation of Antiracism and Feminism

Feminist researcher Sarita Srivastava highlights the differences between non-racist and anti-racist work. Non-racist work refers to a liberal colour-blind ideal of equality that wants to bypass differences through ignoring them. Anti-racism, on the…

No Ordinary Angel: celestial spirits and Christian claims about Jesus by Susan R Garrett (New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2009) (The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library)

352 pages. A New Testament scholar compares ancient and modern stories about angels, and examines their relationship to Christology In this provocative, intelligent, and highly original addition to the Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library, Susan R.…

Becoming like Creoles : living and leading at the intersections of injustice, culture, and religion

Creolization offers a way of envisioning a future through interplay between cultural diversity, injustice and oppression, and intersectionality. Becoming Creoles prepares followers of Jesus to live in a world where injustice is real and cultural…

The Myth of Equality (Videos)

The Myth Of Equality | Is It A Moral Responsibility To Think About Privilege? By Ken Wystma

Ken Wystma is part of a fun experiment exploring what a classical education in college means for Christian Discipleship. This is a video of his talk…

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Becoming the Beloved Community: Antiracism Resource Packet (short version)

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PW’s anti-racism resource packet created in 2010 is designed to help individuals and groups engage the issue of racism, both individually and collectively. Written and compiled by the PW Churchwide Coordinating Team Anti-racism Committee: Esperanza…

E Pluribus Unum - The Last Poets

Excerpt from Genius where this poem resides: “E Pluribus Unum” is a spoken-word song with minimal instrumentation that explores the US Government, specifically, the dollar bill. The spoken-word nature of the song is similar to that of Gill-Scott…

Towards a Bibliography of Critical Whiteness Studies

Spanierman_Todd_Neville(2006)Whiteness_Bib.pdf
This was published as a booklet in 2006 and can be downloaded as a pdf.

The current online version its table of contents are given below. Every section has an introductory essay that describes the topic and scope of coverage along with the list…

Thesaurus of Religious Occupational Terms

Thesaurus of Occupations in the Field of Religion TROT.pdf
Thesaurus of Religious Occupational Terms (TROT) was Prepared by the Joint Taskforce on Best Practices in the Field of Religion and Approved by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office Library of Congress as standard, with the acronym TROT…

Heineken | Worlds Apart | #OpenYourWorld (Videos)

Heinken’s ad features people who disagree on issues like climate change, feminism, and transgender rights. The ad shows them getting to know each other at first doing a task. Then, they are shown short videos that reveal their true opinions. Finally…

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What Racial Terms Make You Cringe?

This is the March 26, 2017 version of the Race/Related Newsletter from The New York Times, Some of the words that are aimed at are: Diversity hire. Ethnic. Exotic. Person of color. Urban.

In Pursuit of Antiracist Justice: Denaturalizing Whiteness in the Academic Library

This article examines racism and the culture of Whiteness in academic libraries in three major areas of public services: space, staffing, and reference service delivery. The authors perform a critical discourse analysis, drawing on critical race…

Women's March 2017 (Signs)

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A young girl carries a sign of why she marches (2017 Women's March, January)

The Social Justice Phrase Guide

SocialJusticePhraseGuide.pdf
The Advancement Project has partnered with The Opportunity Agenda to launch ‘Social Justice Phrase Guide.’ Summary from Advancement Project: Advancing a social justice agenda starts with being smart and deliberate in how we frame our discourse. The…

Well Chosen Words! Inclusive Language with Reference to the People of God. Expansive Language with Reference to God.

Well Chosen Words - Inclusive and Expansive Language Resource.pdf
This is a tri-fold brochure of the PC (USA) that offers inclusive words, language, images and principles for inclusion and justice to all people, including the people of God in the PC (USA). “A concern for inclusive language bespeaks the church’s…

The Race Card Wall

About The Race Card Project, by Michele Norris
The Race Card Project encourages people to condense their observations and experiences about race into one sentence with just Six Words. Since it began in 2010, the Project has received tens of…

The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority by Ellen D. Wu (Publisher Record)

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The Color of Success tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the "yellow peril" to "model minorities"--peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated, upwardly mobile,…

Terminologies of Oppression

From the About page: This page is generally maintained on unceded and occupied Coast Salish territory, which include the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations respectively (Vancouver,…

Miss Understanding. Two Faiths. One Friendship.

On a dark and stormy night in November 2011 at a local mosque, a small group of Christians and Muslims were gathering for their first “Meet Your Neighbor” event. Sondos, a board member of the mosque at the time, was to co-emcee the event with Michal,…

Showing Up For Racial Justice

This is the website of Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ) , a national network of groups and individuals organizing White people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves White people to act as part of…

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The DNA Journey (Videos): Would you dare to question who you really are?

It’s easy to think there are more things dividing than uniting people. But humans have much more in common with other nationalities than you'd think. Momondo asked 67 people from all over the world to take a DNA test, and it turns out they have much…