From the 2021 Conference
These are resources that were given out by speakers and attendees during our 2021 Virtual Women of Color in STEM Entrepreneurship Conference.
- The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans – And How We Can Fix It by Dorothy Brown
- Black, Brown, Bruised: How Radicalized STEM Education Stifles Innovation by Ebony McGee
- Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory by Patricia Hill Collins
- The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee
- Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future by Thomas Shapiro
- The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
- Chapter: Moving Students of Color from Consumers to Producers by Yolanda Rankin & Jakita Thomas
- The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House by Audre Lorde
- Leveraging Intersectionality: Seeing and Not Seeing by Fay Cobb Payton
- "When Black Women Go From Office Pet to Office Threat" by Erika Stallings
- 20 teaching strategies that promote equitable student participation in STEM classrooms
- Evidence-based strategies for attracting and retaining girls and women in STEM - NSF
- "Examining the 'Pipeline Problem'" by Megan Dickey
- "'Coded Bias' Explores Blurring of Real and Imagined Artificial Intelligence" by Craig Phillips
- "Double Jeopardy? An Empirical Study with Implications for the Debates Over Implicit Bias and Intersectionality" by Joan Williams
- "Creating a Voice for Black Tech Entrepreneurs in Academic Literature" by Brittany Chambers
- "Hiring and Intra-occupational Gender Segregation in Software Engineering" by Santiago Campero
- "The Third Wave: How 5G Will Drive Job Growth Over the Next Fifteen Years" by Michael Mandel & Elliot Long
- "Black Lives Matter: A Perspective From Three Black Information Systems Scholars" by Fay Cobb Payton, Lynette Yarger, and Victor Mbarika
- Text and Funding Resources
- Voyant Tools
- Web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts.
- AntConc Software by Laurance Anthoy
- A freeware corpus analysis toolkit for concordancing and text analysis.
Websites and Collaborative Groups
- Elevating Equity
- Creates spaces for educators and community members to examine race and ensure every child received an equitable education.
- Sister Mentors
- Helps to advance the larger movement for equity and justice for people of color and other marginalized communities. During the past 20 plus years, they have helped over 95 women of color to earn higher education degrees including Ph.Ds. in Math, Science and Economics.
- The Management Center
- Helps leaders working for social change build and run more effective, equitable, and sustainable organizations.
Black Feminism Literature
- Blue Legacies and Black Feminism
- Davis, Angela Y., Blue Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billy Holiday. Pantheon Books, 1998.
- Angela Davis: An Autobiography
- Davis, Angela Y. Angela Davis: An Autobiography. Random House, 1974
- Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
- Davis, Angela Y., and Barat, Frank. Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement. Haymarket Books, 2016.
- Women, Race, and Class
- Davis, Angela Y. Women, Race, and Class. Random House, 198
- Sister Outsider
- Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider. Crossing Press, 1984.
- Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography
- Lorde, Audre. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography. Crossing Press, 1982.
- The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House
- Lorde, Audre. The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House. Crossing Press, 1982.
- Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics
- hooks, bell. Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics. South End Press, 1990.
- Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
- hooks, bell. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center. South End Press, 1994.
Patricia Hill Collins
- Black Feminist Thought
- Hill Collins, Patricia. Black Feminist Thought. Hyman, 1990.
- Black Sexual Politics
- Hill Collins, Patricia. Black Sexual Politics. Routledge, 2004.
- Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory
- Hill Collins, Patricia. Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory. Duke University Press, 2019.
- The Black Woman: An Anthology
- Cade Bambara, Toni. The Black Woman: An Anthology. New American Library, 1970.
- The Dancing Mind
- Morrison, Toni. The Dancing Mind. Albert A. Knopf,1996.
- Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination
- Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. Harvard University Press, 1992.
- Morrison, Toni. Sula. Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.
Ibram X. Kendi
- How to be Anti Racist
- Kendi, Ibram X. How to be anti racist. Penguin Random House LLC., 2019.
- Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
- Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped from the beginning: The definitive history of racist ideas in America. Nation Books, 2016.
- So You Want to Talk About Race
- Oluo, Ijeoma. So you want to talk about race. Seal Press, 2018.
Vilna Bashi Treitler
- The Ethnic Problem: Transforming Racial Fiction Into Ethnic Faction
- Bashi Treitler, Vilna. The ethnic problem: Transforming racial fiction into ethnic faction. Stanford University Press, 2013.
Jorge J. E. Garcia
- Race or Ethnicity?: On Black and Latino Identity
- Garcia, Jorge J. E. Race or ethnicity?: On Black and Latino identity. Cornell University Press, 2007.
- Killing Rage: Ending Racism
- hooks, bell. Killing rage: Ending racism. Holt Paperbacks, 1996.
- Teaching to Transgress : Education As the Practice of Freedom
- hooks, bell. Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. Routledge, 1994.
Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin
- How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance
- Solomon, Akiba and Rankin, Kenya. How we fight White supremacy: A field guide to Black resistance. PublicAffairs, 2019.
Michael Eric Dyson
- Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
- Dyson, Michael Eric. Tears we cannot stop: A sermon to White America. St. Martin’s Press, 2017.
Laura E. Gomez
- Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism
- Gomez, Laura E. Inventing Latinos: A new story of American racism. The New Press, 2020.
- Critical Multiculturalism: Rethinking Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education
- May, Stephen. Critical multiculturalism: Rethinking multicultural and anti-racist education. Falmer Press, 1999.
Janet E. Helms
- A Race Is a Nice Thing to Have
- Helms, Janet E. A race is a nice thing to have. Microtraining Associates, 2008.
- We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change
- Horton, Myles and P. Freire. We make the road by walking: Conversations on education and social change. Temple University Press, 1990.
- Pedagogy of the Oppressed
- Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Continuum, 2000.
Gisel Y. Acosta
- Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity
- Acosta, Gisel Y. Latina outsiders: Remaking Latina identity. Routledge, 2019.
Beverly Daniel Tatum
- Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
- Tatum, Beverly Daniel. “Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria” and other conversations about race. Basic Books, 2017.
- Assimilation Blues: Black Families In White Communities, Who Succeeds And Why
- Tatum, Beverly Daniel. Assimilation blues: Black families in White communities, who succeeds and why. Basic Books, 2000.
Kelly Faye Jackson and Gina Miranda Samuels
- Multiracial Cultural Attunement
- Jackson, Kelly Faye and G. M. Samuels. Multiracial: Cultural attunement. NASW Press, 2019.
Accounts & Notes on Racism & Racial Justice
Austin Channing Brown
- I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
- Brown, Austin Channing. I’m still here: Black dignity in a world made for whiteness. Convergent Books, 2017.
- Between the World and Me
- Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the world and me. One World, 2015.
- Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
- Eddo-Lodge, Reni. Why I’m no longer talking to White people about race. Bloomsbury Circus, 2017.
- This Is Not a Frank Ocean Album Cover
- Chazaro, Alan. This is not a Frank Ocean album cover. Black Lawrence Press, 2019.
- A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son
- Troncoso, Sergio. A peculiar kind of immigrant’s son. Cinco Puntos Press, 2019.
Jennine Capo Crucet
- My Time Among the Whites: Notes From an Unfinished Education
- Crucet, Jennine C. My time among the Whites: Notes from an unfinished education. Picador, 2019.
- Everyday Injustice: Latino Professionals and Racism
- Chavez, Maria. Everyday injustice: Latino professionals and racism. Rowman and Littlefield, 2011.
White Privilege & Self-Reflection
- White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
- Diangelo, Robin, White Fragility: Why it’s so hard for White people to talk about racism. Beacon Press, 2018.
- White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
- Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The unspoken truth of our racial divide. Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
- How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood
- Grimsley, Jim. How I shed my skin: Unlearning the racist lessons of a southern childhood. Algonquin Books, 2015.
- White Like Me: Ideas on Race From a Privileged Son
- Wise, Tim. White like me: Ideas on race from a privileged Son. Soft Skull Press, 2004.
- America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America
- Wallis, Jim. America’s original sin: Racism, white privilege, and the bridge to a new America. Brazos Press, 2015.
Layla F. Saad
- Me & White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
- Saad, Layla F. Me & White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor. Sourcebooks, 2020.
A Guidebook for a Campus Self-Assessment of Successes and Challenges in STEM Faculty Diversity and Inclusion
Black Lives Matter Library Guide
Cornell University Library compiled 12 reading lists which are organized by several different topics. Also includes films and podcasts
The Basic Guide to Why BLM is Needed
The Equity Bluebook of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as a tool for educating self and others
2020 BLM Resource Guide
Mental health resources for meditation, self-help, and professional care. Also includes anti-racist resources
Why black girls are targeted for punishment at school and how to change that
The untapped genius that could change science for the better
How we're priming some kids for college - and others for prison
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- Unspoken: America’s Native American Boarding Schools
- I Am Not Your Negro
- Remastered: Devil at the Crossroads
- More Than A Word
- Teach Us All
- Whose Streets?
- What Happened, Miss Simone?
- Strong Island
- The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
- Just Mercy
- Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
Podcasts with POC Hosts
- Women of Color in STEM discuss how race affected their academic careers and continues to affect their professional careers (Apple, Spotify, Soundcloud)
- Hosts of various races have analyze race and racism in America; (Spotify, Apple, Google)
- Higher Learning with Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay
- Lathan and Lindsay discuss important topics in black culture, politics, and sports; (Google, Apple)
- Larry Wilmore: Black on Air
- Wilmore and his guests have weekly discussions regarding politics, race, culture, & more
- About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge
- Author of Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race addresses anti-racist activism and how recent history led to today’s politics; (Apple)
- All My Relations
- Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation) discuss issues Native peoples are facing
- In Good Company with Otegha Uwagba
- Author of Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women and successful female guests offer advice to working women (for those who are just starting out or have experience); (Spotify, Google, Apple)
- This Prof Life Podcast: Women of Color in Higher Education
- Solving the Education Equation: A new model for improving STEM workforce outcomes through academic equity
- Morrell, C., and C. Parker. 2015. Solving the Education Equation: A new model for improving STEM workforce outcomes through academic equity. Available www.napequity.org/solving-education-equation.
- ‘To Be Welcoming’ curriculum offers tools to counteract bias
- Faller, Mary Beth, and Emma Greguska. “'To Be Welcoming' Curriculum Offers Tools to Counteract Bias.” ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact, ASU News, 17 June 2020.
- Adjusting Micro Messages to Improve Equity in STEM
- Morrell, C., and C. Parker. “Adjusting Micromessages to Improve Equity in STEM”. Diversity and Democracy, vol. 16, no. 2, 2013
- Information and Communication Technologies for Women's Socioeconomic Empowerment
- Melhem, S., Morrell, C., and N. Tandon. “Information and Communication Technologies for Women’s Socioeconomic Empowerment” World Bank Working Paper, no. 176, 2009
- Women and Girls of Color in Computing
- McAlear, F., Scott, A., Scott, K. & Weiss, S. (2018). Data Brief: Women of Color in Computing.
- Why are all the Black Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
- 'Affirmative Action', 'Black' GPAs and the Discourse(s) of Black Intellectual Inferiority
- Leonard, David J. "'Affirmative Action,' 'Black' GPAs and the Discourse(s) of Black Intellectual Inferiority." New Black Man (in Exile). January 2012.
- Beyond Colorblindness and Multiculturalism: Rethinking Anti-Racist Pedagogy in the University Classroom
- Priya Kandaswamy. “Beyond Colorblindness and Multiculturalism: Rethinking Anti-Racist Pedagogy in the University Classroom.” The Radical Teacher, no. 80, 2007, p. 6. EBSCOhost