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Jamar Gordon ’23, Student Government Equity Representative, speaks at a Vigil Against Violence event on campus

Change Starts Here

LVC’s Committee on Intercultural & Inclusive Learning (IIL) has provided the following recommended resources for anyone who wants to start learning more about and participating in anti-racist efforts.

Vigil Against Violence: Read the president's community statement.
Vigil Against Violence: Recap
Town Hall: Listening to Black Voices at LVC [video]

See the comprehensive, continually updated guide from IIL and Bishop Library.

Read the presidents' community statement.

Anti-racism resources library collection—Log in to borrow with your LVC email address. 

Opinion Piece: Two Key Police Reforms Needed Now—Dr. Terrence Alladin in Penn Live.

Watch: "Rise" by Arianne Abela—cover by LVC and Brazilian student virtual choir.


Take Action

How to Be an Ally to Someone Experiencing Microaggressions

What to Do if Your Rights are Violated at a Demonstration or Protest

What White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Implicit Bias Test 


Articles & Essays

Racism Defined

Walking While Black

The Case for Reparations



Just Mercy


American Son

The Hate U Give

When They See Us



The 1619 Project


‘Whistling Vivaldi’ and Beating Stereotypes

White Lies



5 Tips for Being an Ally

Deconstructing Race with Dr. Robin Di Angelo

What Is Systemic Racism?

What the World Needs to Know About Black Lives Matter

Disturbing the Silence Video Series



Between the World and Me—Te-Nehisi Coates

Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America's Campuses—Lawrence C. Ross

The New Jim Crow—Michelle Alexander

Stamped from the Beginning—Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism—Robin DiAngelo



Americanah—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Another Country—James Baldwin

The Bluest Eye—Toni Morrison

The Hate U Give—Angie Thomas

Hum—Jamaal May


This list is based in part on a Scaffolded List of Anti-racist Resources created by Anna Stamborski, Nikki Zimmermann, and Bailie Gregory.