The University of Tennessee has many online resources available for faculty, staff, and students.
UT Libraries has curated a research guide: The Intersection of Race, the Pandemic, and Higher Education that includes several topical categories, including resources to get involved; podcasts, blogs, and other listening/reading material; resources for scholars, and links to other UT resources.
Additional UT Resources
- What is bias?—click for definitions.
- Report an incident of bias to the UT Bias Incident and Referral Team.
- A guide to bystander intervention from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
- UT Diversity Information & Links
- UT Office of Multicultural Student Life.
- UT Office of Equity and Diversity.
- Student Government Association Diversity Affairs Committee.
- A list of racial justice resources compiled by the UT Women, Gender, and Sexuality program and Associate Professor of Psychology Patrick R. Grzanka.
- No More Invisible Man, by Adia Harvey Wingfield (includes interviews with Black engineers and engineering professors)
- These Factors Drive Black Men Out of Engineering School (and how to address the issue)
Resources & Reading for Anti-Racism Education and Practice
The following list provides information sources for interested people who want to learn more. It was compiled from a multitude of sources, including Assistant Professor Kyla McMullen and Lecturer Jeremy Waisome, both engineering colleagues from the University of Florida and co-hosts of the Modern Figures Podcast; colleagues from the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University; and colleagues here at the University of Tennessee.
- “What Can I Do?” — resources, subject matter experts, and definitions to help understand power and privilege.
- 97 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
- Alliance of White Anti-Racists-LA: White Anti Racist Culture Building Toolkit
- Anti-Oppression Resource and Training Alliances: Dismantling Anti-Black Bias in Democratic Workplaces Toolkit
- Anti-Racism Resources for White People
- Drake University Social Justice Toolkit
- National Juvenile Justice Network: Training and Resources for Anti-Racist Organizational Development
- OWN: Where Do We Go From Here?
- Reducing Gender Biases in Modern Workplaces: A Small Wins Approach to Organizational Change
- Scaffolding Anti-Racist Resources
- Skype a Scientist: Anti-racism in Science
- 20 Best Books about Anti-Racism to educate yourself
- Ten Small Steps for Department Chairs to Foster Inclusion
- The Everyday Language of White Racism by Jane H. Hill (a downloadable e-book from UT Libraries)
- Tri-Co Allyship and Anti-Oppression: A Resource Guide
- Understanding Modern-Day Segregation with Nikole Hannah-Jones
- University of Southern California Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Research Guide: Anti-Racist Pedagogy
- ‘We Can’t Ignore This Issue’: How to Talk With Students About Racism
- What white Americans can learn about racism from the coronavirus
- Why So Many Organizations Stay White
Resources to Get Involved
- A Partial Map of Black-led Black Liberation Organizing
- Advancement Project
- Black Lives Matter
- Black Youth Project
- Color of Change
- Dream Defenders
- Equal Justice Initiative
- 5 Ways to Show Up for Racial Justice Today
- Know Your Rights Camp
- National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
- Obama Anguish & Action Toolkit
- Showing Up For Racial Justice
Resources to Care for Yourself
- American Association of Black Psychologists FamilyCare, CommunityCare and SelfCare Tool Kit
- Boston College Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture Racial Trauma Toolkit
- Mental Health First Aid USA: 3 Self-Care Tips to Cope With A Culture of Violence
- Radical Self-Care 25 Tips for Black People
- Advice For Faculty Members Feeling Exhausted by Racial Battle Fatigue
- Taking Care of Yourself and Others During Racial Trauma: A guide for healing in the face of race-based turmoil
- What is Racial Trauma and How to Practice Radical Self-Care
- 365 DAYS OF AFFIRMING BLACK LIFE AND AMPLIFYING BLACK LOVE
- Detox Local’s list of mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI community
- Live Another Day’s 42 mental health and addiction recovery resources to support Black college students