In-house resource library

The division maintains an in-house resource library with books, videos and other materials to stimulate thinking, raise awareness and enhance understanding of diversity and inclusion. Search our complete inventory by selecting from one of the topics listed below.

For library access and other information, contact us at (804) 828-8947 or inclusive@vcu.edu.

American Disabilities Act DVDs

"Carry On" by ESPN

Diversity (general) books, DVDs and music

Books

12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup

35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say by Dr. Maura Cullen

A Handbook for Developing Multicultural Awareness by Paul Pedersen

African American Boys by Faye Z. Belgrave and Joshua K. Brevard

African American Psychology by Faye Z. Belgrave & Kevin W. Allison

American Nightmare: The History of Jim Cro" by Jerrold M. Packard

American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan

Been in the Storm So Long by Leon F. Litwack

Black Boy by Richard Wright

Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins

Black Faculty in the Academy: Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success" by Fred A. Bonner II, aretha faye marbley, Frank Tuitt, Petra A. Robinson, Rosa M. Banda, & Robin L. Hughes

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

Black Looks by Bell Hooks

Black Prophetic Fire by Cornel West

Black Stats by Monique W. Morris

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

Brain Rules by John Medina

Bridging Cultural Conflicts by Michelle LeBaron

Brothers of Ujim by Faye Z. Belgrave, Kevin W. Allison, Jerome Wilson & Raymond Tademy

Can We Talk About Race? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose

Color Blind by Tim Wise

Combined Destinies by Ann Todd Jealous and Caroline T. Haskell

Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

Communicating Across Cultures by Don W. Prince and Michael H. Hoppe

Competence in Interpersonal Conflict by W. Cupach, D. Canary, and B. Spitzberg

Cultural Communication Guide, 4th Edition by Cook Ross Inc.

Dear White America by Tim Wise

Dear White People by Justin Simien

Death of Innocence by Mamie Till-Mosby and Christopher Benson

Dialogue Across Differenc" by P. Gurin, B. Nagda, X. Zuniga

Diversity & Inclusion by D.A. Abrams

Diversity Explosion by William H. Frey

Diversity Management: Triple Loop Learning by Robert L. Flood and Norma R. A. Romm

Diversity Return on Investment (DROI) Fundamentals by Edward E. Hubbard, Ph.D.

Everyday Antiracism by Mica Pollock

Freedom on the Menu by Carole Boston Weatherford

Freedom Summer by Bruce Watson

Guide to Cross-Cultural Communication, 2nd Edition, by Sana Reynolds and Deborah Valentine

How Jews Became White Folk by Karen Brodkin

How People Learn by J. Bransford, A. Brown, and R. Cocking

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Killing Rage by Bell Hooks

Making Thinking Visible by R. Ritchhart, M. Church, and K. Morrison

Native Son by Richard Wright

New Perspectives on Racial Identity Development by C. Wijeyesinghe and B. Jackson III

The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change by Brenda B. Jones and Michael Brazzel

Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman

Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts by Leslie C. Aguilar "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" by Paulo Freire

Overcoming Bias by Tiffany Jana and Matthew Freeman

Preventing Prejudice by J. Ponterotto, S. Utsey, P. Pedersen

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence by Derald Wing Sue

Racism Without Racists by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice by M. Adams, W. Blumenfeld, C. Castaneda, H. Hackman, M. Peters, and X. Zuniga

Resourceful Woman by Sharon Brenhan and Julie Winklepleck

Say Anything to Anyone, Anywhere-5 keys to successful cross-cultural communication by Gayle Cotton

Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 3rd Edition by Murianne Adams and Lee Anne Bell

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Claiborne Carson

The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde by Audre Lorde

The Difference by Scott E. Page

The Diversity Factor by Elsie Y. Cross and Margaret B. White

The Diversity Training Activity Book by Jonamay Lambert and Selma Myers

The Diversity Toolkit by William Sonnenschein

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Freedom Summer Murders by Don Mitchell

The Fragil Mind by Jarik E. Conrad

The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter

The House That Race Built by Wahneema Lubiano

The Inclusion Paradox by Andres T. Tapia

The Loudest Duck by Laura Liswood

The Marrow's Telling: Words in Motion by Eli Clare

Tne N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Should'nt, and Why by Jabari Asim

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change by Brenda B. Jones and Michael Brazzel

The Revolution Starts at Home by C. Chen, J. Dulani, and L. Samarasinha

The Road to Someplace Better by Lillian Lambert and Rosemary Brutico

The Seven Daughters of Eve by Bryan Syke

The Shad Treatment by Garrett Epps

The Substance of Things Hoped For: A Memoir of African American Faith by Samuel DeWitt Proctor

The Ten Lenses by Mark A. Williams

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Toward Multiculturalism by Jaime S. Wurzel

Under the Affluence by Tim Wise

Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel

Whistling Vivaldi: How stereotypes affect us and what we can do by Claude M. Steele

White Like Me by Tim Wise

White Privilege by Paula S. Rothenberg

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis

World Class Diversity Management by R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr.

DVDs

A Class Apart

A Time for Justice

Divided We Fall

Journey of Man

Marii Hasegawa: Gentle Woman of a Dangerous Kind

One Survivor Remembers

Selma: The Bridge and the Ballot

Separate But Equal

Starting Small

The Children's March

Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine and Exploitation of Black Bodies

Viva La Causa

We Shall Remain

Music

Leap of Faith by Director of Jazz Music, VCU Music

Stories in Real Time by Darryl Harper

The Edenfred Files by Darryl Harper

The Need’s Got to Be So Deep by Darryl Harper

Y’all Got It: Music from The Wiz by Charlie Smalls

Gender DVDs

"Marii Hasegawa" by Janet Scangnelli

LGBTQ books and DVDs

Books

"4 Steps to Financial Security for Lesbian and Gay Couples" by Harold Lustig
"The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students" by Shane Windmeyer
"Allies at Work" by Dr. David M. Hall
"Alone in the Trenches" by Esera Tuaolo
"Beyond the Down Low" by Keith Boykin
"Borderlands La Frontera - The New Mestiza" by Gloria Anzaldua
"Bulletproof Faith" by Candace Chellew-Hodge
"Complete Gay and Lesbian Manners" by Steven Petrow and Sally Chew
"Days of Love" by Elisa Rolle
"The Ethical Slut" by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy
"Fatherhood for Gay Men" by Kevin McGarry
"Finding Out: An Introduction to LGBT Studies" by D. Meem, M. Gibson, and J. Alexander
"The Gay and Lesbian Self-Esteem Book: A Guide to Loving Ourselves" by Kimeron Hardin
"Gay Travels in the Muslim World" by Michael T. Luongo
"God and the Gay Christian" by Matthew Vines
"A Guide to Gender" by Sam Killerman
"The Guide to Living with HIV Infection" by John Barlett and Ann Finkbeiner
"Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients" by R. Perez, K. DeBord, and K. Bieschke
"Handbook of LGBT Issues in Community Mental Health" by Ronald Hellman and Jack Drescher
"The Handbook of Public Health: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender" by Michael Shankle
"Homosexuality in Islam" by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle
"I Must Resist" by Michael G. Long
"A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples" by H. Curry, D. Clifford, R. Leonard, and F. Hertz
"The Lesbian and Gay Book of Love and Marriage" by Paula Martinac
"The Lesbian and Gay Parenting Handbook" by April Martin
"Lost Prophet" by John D'Emilio
"Love Makes a Family" by Gigi Kaeser and Peggy Gillespie
"Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankl
"The Mayor of Castro Street" by Randy Shilts
"Men Together: A Portrait of Love , Commitement, and Life" by Anderson Jones and David Fields
"My New Gender Workbook" by Kate Bornstein
"My Sexuality Workbook" by Mary Ann Watson
"Out of a Far Country" by Christopher Yuan and Angela Yuan
"Queer America: A People's GLBT History of the United States" by Vicki L. Eaklor
"A Queer History of the United States" by Michael Bronski
"Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States" by Joey Mogul, Andrea Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock
"The Quilt: Stories from the NAMES Project" by C. Ruskin, M. Heron, and D. Zemke
"The Sissy Duckling" by Harvey Fierstein
"Sister Outsider" by Audre Lorde
"Sons Talk About Their Gay Fathers" by Andrew Gottlieb
"Strong Women, Deep Closets" by Pat Griffin
"Substance Use Disorders in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Clients: Assessment & Treatment" by Sandra Anderson
"Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice" by M. Adams, L. Anne Bell, and P. Griffin
"That's So Gay! Microagressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community" by Kevin Nadal
"Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue" by Nicholas Teich and Jamison Green
"Transgender History" by Susan Stryker
"Unfair" by John Shore
"Women in Love: Portraits of Lesbian Mothers & Their Families" by Barbara Seyda and Diana Herrera
"'You Can Tell Just by Looking' and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People" by M. Bronski, A. Pellegrini, and M. Amico

DVDs

"8: The Mormon Proposition" by Reed Cowan
"Ask Not" by Johnny Symons
"Before Stonewall After Stonewall" by Robert Rosenberg, John Scagliotti, Greta Schiller
"Boys Don’t Cry" by Kimberly Peirce
"The Brandon Teena Story" by Susan Muska
"Bridegroom" by Linda Bloodworth Thomason
"Brother Outsider" by Bennett Singer, Nancy Kates
"Bullied" by Interrobang Production, LLC
"The Butch Factor" by Christopher Hines
"Chris & Don" by Guido Santi, Tina Mascara
"Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World" by John Scagliotti
"Equality U" by Cinevolve Studios
"For the Bible Tells Me So" by Daniel Karslake
"Gen Silent" by First Run Features
"Gods and Gays" by Luane Beck
"How to Survive a Plague" by David France
"A Jihad for Love: Islam Like You've Never Seen It" by Teaching Tolerance
"Outrage" by Kirby Dick
"Out the Past: The Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Rights in America" by Ardustry Home Entertainment
"Paragraph 175" by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman
"Pariah" by Dee Rees
"Paris Is Burning" by Jennie Livingston
"Saint of 9/11" by Glen Holsten
"Stonewall Uprising" by Kate David and David Heilbroner
"The Times of Harvey Milk" by Robert Epstein and Richard Schimechen
"Training Rules" by Dee Mosbacher, Fawn Yacker
"Transgeneration" by Sundance Channel
"Trembling Before G-d" by Sandi Dubowski
"Two Spirits" by Lydia Nibley
"Vito" by Jeffrey Schwarz
"We Are Here" by David Weissman

Title IX books and DVDs

Books

"Conducting Title IX Investigations" by Becky Falto
"Title IX: Student Staff Employee Training" by Becky Falto
"Title IX & Sexual Violence: Programs, Practical Materials & Training Tools" by Julie Phillips

DVDs

"Conducting Title IX Investigations" by PaperClip Communications
"Title IX: Student Staff Employee Training" by PaperClip Communications
"Title IX & Sexual Violence: Programs, Practical Materials & Training Tools" by PaperClip Communications

Race DVDs

"The Children's March" by Teaching Tolerance
"Cracking the Codes" by Shakti Butler
"One Survivor Remembers" by Teaching Tolerance
"A Time for Justice" by Teaching Tolerance
"Until the Well Runs Dry" by Shawn O. Utsey
"Viva La Causa" by Teaching Tolerance

Religion

Tales of the Supernatural by F. M. Johnson