DEIB Suggested Reading

This list was compiled from multiple individuals engaged in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts in the College of Music. These works are intended to be read in the order presented here and may be updated from time to time.


White Fragility
Robin Diangelo




I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
Austin Channing Brown




Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X Kendi




A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn
"Young people's" version available for elementary and middle school readers.



The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson




The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin




Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates




Democracy in Black
Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.




White Rage
Carol Anderson