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Understanding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Topic: Anti-Racism

Online Videos

☐  The Power of Martin Luther King Jr.’s anger – Codeswitch Podcast from NPR (5 min)

☐  Turning Lens, Seeing White (16 min)

☐  A decade of watching Black people die – Codeswitch Podcast from NPR (22 min)

☐  Reckoning with racial injustice in the U.S. (23 min)

☐  About race: Things can only get better (25 min)

☐  Shaping Civil Rights in Canada (23 min)

☐  Turning the lens, Seeing white (16 min)

☐  Episode 29- Black Indigenous Identity in Canada (27 min)

☐  Everybody Hates Me: Let’s Talk About Stigma Series hosted by Dr. Carmen Logie

Films & TV Shows

☐  13th (Ava DuVernay) – Netflix

☐  American Son (Kenny Leon) – Netflix

☐  The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr)

☐  When they See Us (Ava DuVerny) – Netflix

☐  Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton)

☐  See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) – Netflix

☐  Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler)


*Contact Huron County Public Library for more information.

☐  White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAngelo

☐  Locking Up on Our Own by James Forman

☐  Heavy by Kiese Laymon

☐  The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

☐  Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

☐  So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olou

☐  They Said This Would Be Fun by Eternity Martis

☐  Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

☐  The Half Has Never Been Told by Edward E. Baptist

☐  The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

☐  A More Beautiful and Terrible History by Jeanne Theoharis

☐  Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

☐  Breathe: A Letter to my Sons by Imani Perry

☐  Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall

☐  How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

☐  I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

☐  Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

☐  Tears we Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson

☐  One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson

☐  They Can’t Kill US All by Wesley Lowery

☐  When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

☐  Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada From Slavery to the Present by Robyn Maynard

☐  Women, Race, Class by Angela Davis

☐  The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

☐  Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

☐  Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out by Ruth King

☐  The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Organizations to Follow

☐  Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Showing up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Black Women’s Blueprint Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  United We Dream Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Audre Lorde Project Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Sister Song Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Topic: Islamophobia

Online Videos

☐  Islamophobia killed my brother. Let’s end the hate | Suzanne Barakat (TEDTalk)

☐  A Middle Schooler’s Solution to Islamophobia | Salma Albezreh (TEDxDayton)

☐  What it’s like to be a Muslim in America | Dalia Mogahed (TEDTalk)

☐  The Muslims you cannot See | Sahar Habib Ghazi (TEDxStanford)

☐  Islamophobia and the Clash of Ignorance | Shafique Virani (TEDxUTSC)

☐  Young Muslim Americans react to Islamophobia (FUSION)

☐  How it feels to Experience Islamophobia (Junkee)

☐  2020: Millions of Muslims negatively affected by Islamophobia (TRT World)

☐  Dangers of Islamophobia | Marc Scarcelli (TEDxCPP)

☐  The Muslim on the Airplane | Amal Kassir (TedX Talk)

☐  Why My First Ramadan Experience was Pretty Lit (AJ+)

☐  The Life of Mohammad (BBC Two)

☐  The Danger of a Single Story (TedTalk)


☐  Channel the Rage (CJ Werleman)

☐  Mornings with Mubarakah (Mubarakah Ibrahim)

☐  Don’t Hate on My Hijab

☐  Two Arabs and a Podcast (Omer Aswad and Frass Azab)

☐  ABC Islam (Jazak Allah Khair)

☐  The War on Muslims with Mehdi Hasan (The Ezra Klein Show)

☐  Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism (Thinking Allowed)

☐  Where do we go from here? James Zogby (Voices on Islamophobia)

☐  Racism, Prevent & Structural Islamophobia Dr. Tarek Younis (Voices on Islamophobia)

Films & TV Shows

☐  Islamophobia: Cause & Effect (Full Documentary on YouTube)

☐  14 and Muslim (CBC Gem)

☐  US Islamophobia Inc. (Aljazeera)

☐  Sabah (Directed by Ruba Nadda)

☐  Zarqa: A Fresh Portrayal of a Muslim Woman in Canada (Directed by Ana Leal Cornejo)

☐  Me and the Mosque (Directed by Zarqa Nawaz)

☐  Between Allah and Me (And Everyone Else) (Directed by Kyoko Yokoma)

☐  BBC4 Documentary- Islamic History of Europe (Directed by Rageh Omar)

☐  1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets (Starring Sir Ben Kingsley)

☐  The Sultan and the Saint (Directed by Alexander Kronemer)

☐  Islam 101 (Directed by Dr. Rev. M’ellen Kennedy

☐  Little Mosque on the Prairie (CBC Series)


*Contact Huron County Public Library for more information.

☐  The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West by Todd H. Green

☐  The Enemy Within by Sayeeda Warsi

☐  The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley

☐  American Islamophobia by Khaled A. Beydoun

☐  The Islamophobia Industry: How the Right Manufactures Fear of Muslims by Nathan Lean

☐  Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France by James Wolfreys

☐  A Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe by Liz Fekete

☐  The Politics of Islamophobia: Race, Power and Fantasy by David Tyrer

☐  Islamophobia: Making Muslims the Enemy by Gabriel Greenberg and Peter Gottschalk

☐  What is Islamophobia? Racism, Social Movements and the State by Narzanin Massoumi, Toms Mills and David Miller

☐  Islam: A Short Story by Karen Armstrong

☐  The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life by Ingrid Mattson

☐  Multiculturalism by Tariq Modood

☐  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

☐  Western Muslims and the Future of Islam by T Ramadan

☐  Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa al-Sanea

☐  Does my Head Look Big in This by Randa Abdel-Fattah

☐  Native Believer- Fiction by Ali Eteraz

☐  The Good Muslim- Fiction by Tahmima Anam

☐  Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Racism through the Lived Experiences of Muslim Youth (Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education) by Naved Bakali

☐  Black Star: Britain’s Asian Youth Movements by Anandi Ramamurthy

☐  Islamophobia and Racism in America by Erik Love

☐  Go back to Where you Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy by Sasha Polakow-Suransky

☐  What everyone needs to know about Islam by John Esposito

☐  Muhammad: A Prophet of our Time by Karen Armstrong

☐  Believing Women of Islam by Asma Barlas

☐  Peace be Upon You: Fourteen Centuries of Muslim, Christian and Jewis Coexistence in the Middle Eat by Zachary Karabell

☐  Who Speaks for Islam?: What a Billion Muslims really think by J.L Esposito and Dalia Mogahed

☐  The Saint and the Sultan by Paul Moses

☐  Laughing all the way to the mosque by Zarqa Nawaz

☐  Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes by Tamim Ansary

☐  The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christens Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain by Maria Rosa Menocal

Organizations & Experts to Follow

☐  Activislam Instagram

☐  Layla F. Saad Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Angelica Lindsey-Ali Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Ibram X. Kendi Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Malala Yousafzai Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  Adwoa Aboah Twitter | Instagram

☐  National Council of Canadian Muslims Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Topic: Indigenous Peoples


☐  There have always been two Canadas. In this reckoning on racism, both must stand together for Indigenous people now by Tanya Talaga

☐  Canada’s injustices against Aboriginal peoples are nothing new by Gerald Caplan

☐  Canadian government withheld food from hungry aboriginal kids in 19400s nutritional experiments, research finds by Bob Weber

☐  The long history of discrimination against First Nations Children by Cindy Blackstock

☐  Canada must not ignore Indigenous ‘genocide’, landmark report warns by Leyland Cecco

☐  Racial Segregation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada by Jennifer Brant

☐  Canada’s history with Indigenous people is cruel and unfair, but we need to own up to it by Kerry Benjoe

☐  In Canada, Indigenous People are Part of Everyday Life, Not Thanksgiving Lore by Ian Austen

☐  Discrimination of Aboriginals on Native Lands in Canada by Melissa Gorelick

☐  Canada’s Dark Side: Indigenous Peoples and Canada’s 150th Celebration by Susan Neylan

☐  Systemic racism ‘runs very deep’ in Canada, Freeland says by Katie Dangerfield

☐  How disparities in health care hurt Black and Indigenous peoples by Kelly Chia

☐  Indigenous People Don’t Feel Safe Accessing Health Care. Here’s What Has to Change by Moira Wyton

☐  COVID-19 and the decolonization of Indigenous public health by Lisa Richardson and Allison Crawford

☐  Systemic Inequities Increase Covid-19 Risk for Indigenous People in Canada by Amanda Carling and Insiya Mankani

Films & TV Shows

☐  The Angry Inuk (Alethea Arnaquq-Baril)

  The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (Elle-Maija Tailfeathers)

☐  There’s something in the Water (Elliot Page and Ian Daniel)

☐  Mohawk Girls (CBC Gem)

☐  Kuessipan (Myriam Verreault)

☐  Indian Horse (Stepehn Campanelli)


*Contact Huron County Public Library for more information.

☐  When We Were Alone by David Robertson

☐  The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald Derrickson

☐  The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

☐  Seven Fallen Fathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga

☐  Fatty Legs: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak Fenton

☐  A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliot

☐  21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality by Bob Joseph

☐  Clearing the Plains by James Daschuk

☐  They Called me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School by Bev Sellars

☐  Skyscrapers hide the heavens by J.R  Miller

☐  When I was Eight by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton

☐  Canadian’s First Nations by Olive Dickason

  Tecumseh’s bones by Guy St-Denis

☐  The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin

☐  Peace and Good Oder: The Case for Indigenous Justice in Canada by Harold R. Johnson

☐  Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools: The Devastating Impact on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Findings and Call for Action by Melanie Florence

☐  Serving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal by Myra Tait

☐  Fighting for a Hand to Hold: confronting Medical Colonialism against Indigenous Children in Canada by Samir Shaheen-Hussain

☐  Canada’s Indigenous Constitution by John Borrows

☐  From Oral to Written: A Celebration of Indigenous Literature in Canada, 1980-2010 by Tomson Highway

☐  First Nations, First Thoughts: The Impact of Indigenous Thoughts in Canada by Annis May Timpson

☐  Indigenous Poetics in Canada by Neal Mcleod

☐  Decolonizing Intersectionality: Racialized Injustice, Sexism and Indigenous Peoples in Canada by Martin Cannon

☐  Visions of the Heart: Issues Involving Indigenous Peoples in Canada by Gina Starblanket

☐  Identity Captured by Law: Membership in Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and Linguistic Minorities by Sebastian Grammond

Organizations & Experts to Follow

☐  Indigenous Goddess Gang Instagram | Facebook

☐  Postcommodity Collective Twitter

☐  Vision Maker Media Twitter | InstagramFacebook

☐  Calina Lawrence Twitter |Instagram | Facebook

☐  Dr. Adrienne Keene Twitter |Instagram

☐  Jay Odjick Twitter |Instagram | Facebook

Topic: Immigrants & Newcomers

Films & TV Shows

☐  A Journey to Kapessseni: A Refugee’s Gift (Directed by Bill Weaver; Shivon Robinsong)

☐  The Canadian Dream: The Migrant Road to Canada- Enquete (Full Documentary on YouTube)

☐  What does it mean to be Canadian? | Once an Immigrant| CBC DOCS (Full Documentary on YouTube)

☐  Earth to Mouth (Directed by Yung Chang)

☐  19 Days (Directed by Asha Siad and Roda Siad)

☐  Doctors Without Residency (Directed by Tetchena Bellange)

☐  The Lost Boys of Sudan (Directed by Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk)


*Contact Huron County Public Library for more information.

☐  Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

☐  The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

☐  88 Tips on Immigration to Canada by Al Parsai

☐  American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

☐  We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

☐  The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

☐  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

☐  Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

☐  The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

☐  The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui

☐  Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

☐  The Arrival by Shaun Tan

☐  Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

☐  The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

☐  Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall

☐  Call it Sleep by Henry Roth

☐  Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago

☐  The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell you by Dina Nayeri

☐  The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu

☐  Confessions of an immigrant’s daughter by Rudolf Otto

☐  The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea

☐  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julie Alvarez

☐  Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

Organizations to Follow

☐  Informed Immigrant Instagram | Facebook

☐  Freedom for Immigrants TwitterInstagram | Facebook

☐  Immigrant Families Together Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  CDN Immigration & Citizenship Twitter | InstagramFacebook

☐  Immigration Equality Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

☐  CCIS – Immigration Society Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

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