Racial diversity is the acknowledgement and celebration of difference between racial groups. Diversity recognizes and values differences within as well as between racial identities, noting the intersectionality of many groups including "ethnicity, gender...age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, and physical appearance. It also involves different ideas, perspectives, and values" (Source: Racial Equity Tools Glossary). This section focuses on sharing resources that provide perspectives and guidance on issues of diversity and inclusion.
Ibram X. Kendi, The Difference Between Being "Not Racist" and Antiracist, TED (2020)
"There is no such thing as being "not racist," says author and historian Ibram X. Kendi.” In this 51-minute video, Kendi “defines the transformative concept of antiracism to help us more clearly recognize, take responsibility for and reject prejudices in our public policies, workplaces and personal beliefs. Learn how you can actively use this awareness to uproot injustice and inequality in the world -- and replace it with love."
LC Johnson, Women of Color Could Save the World. Here's How We Help Them Do it., TEDxColumbus (2019)
In this 14-minute video LC Johnson discusses the effects of microaggressions and tokenism on creativity for women of color, and offers a solution to tap their potential.