At UW-Stout, part of our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion includes supporting opportunities for self-directed learning and growth. This guide is designed to assist people at UW-Stout and beyond in their study and understanding of race, racism and the journey that is anti-racism.
This guide was created by a collaborative group of UW-Stout faculty and staff. The group recognizes that there is systemic racism and inequity at UW-Stout and we have never-ending work to do. This guide is not exhaustive, of course. New and relevant material is created and published every day, and the history of racism spans more than 400 years. It is impossible to include everything.
This race, racism and anti-racist guide includes items in the UW-Stout catalog and links to other resources from across the globe. This guide offers you tools to help you challenge yourself to change and change the systems that need to be challenged.
This compilation will evolve over time, just like we aim to and just like you can, to keep equity, diversity, and inclusion at the forefront here at UW-Stout and beyond. We encourage recommendations to add to the guide. If you see that it is missing some foundational resources, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions and we will review and add them in.
There are a great number of resources in this library guide, and we recognize that can be overwhelming or make it hard to decide where to begin. We reviewed the bias incidents reported in the 2019-2020 year that targeted someone based on their racial or ethnic identity. Based on the incidents reported we recommend the following resources as a place to start exploring race, racism and anti-racism.
The following lists of books can be found in a variety of formats: ebooks, print, streaming audio, CD, or you may need to request them from another UW System library. Some are even available through the Nakatani Teaching and Learning Center. Clicking on a book cover may take you directly to the book or a place to request it. Or you can search a title in Search@UW