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Diversity Resources: Diversity Basics

This resource guide is sponsored by the Lander University Diversity Advisory Council.

Diversity • Equity • Inclusion

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We are all unique. We all have a voice and perspective that needs to be celebrated every day.

 The Library and the Diversity Advisory Council are celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion

with library resources to get you started learning more about those around you.

Databases and Journals to Explore

Library Film Resources

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Kanopy Streaming Media

Kanopy provides classic cinema, Indie films and top documentaries. Scroll through for some examples of what you can find in this database

Agents of Change : The Longest Student Strike in U.S. History

AGENTS OF CHANGE tells the timely and inspiring story of how successful protests for equity and inclusion led to establishing the first Black and Ethnic Studies departments at two very different universities: San Francisco State (1968) and Cornell (1969).

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Certain Proof : Students with Disabilities Fight for Inclusion in Public Schools

A documentary is about three children living with significant communication and physical disabilities struggling against the public schools in an emotional battle to prove their worth.

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Drawn Together : Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes

Three talented artists--a Sikh, a woman, and an African American--who are challenging the racist stereotyping currently endemic in America through their work.

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Films on Demand

Films on Demand provides access to educational and documentary videos, neatly grouped into convenient subject-specific categories.

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I Rise

Go inside the lives of people working to create an antiracist American future.

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CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion

A documentary that takes a thought-provoking and often humorous look at the evolution of disability portrayals in entertainment.

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We Shall Remain : America Through Native Eyes

From the award-winning PBS series American Experience comes We Shall Remain, a provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history.

Library Books & eBooks