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Multicultural Resources

Multicultural Competency

A Training Resource
By James J. Messina, Ph.D.

Resources for Multicultural Competencies
Multicultural Competencies

Race/Ethnicity

African American Odyssey http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html

 

African American Studies of the University of Pennsylvania http://www.africa.upenn.edu/AS.html


AfriGeneas - This site introduces African American resources, including a beginner's guide, slave data, state resources, worldwide resources, surname data, etc http://www.afrigeneas.com/welcome.html


Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html


Asian American Studies
http://www.library.ucsb.edu/subjects/asianamer/asian-am.html


Asia Society

http://www.asiasociety.org/


American Indians Health at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Indian Health Services

http://www.ihs.gov/


American Indian Studies of California State Long Beach
http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/cla/departments/americanindianstudies/

 

American Indians WWW Virtual Library

http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/  

 

Hispanic Online

http://www.hispaniconline.com/

 

Hispanic Research Center of Arizona State University http://www.asu.edu/clas/hrc/

 

HispanicBusiness.com

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/

 

Latin American Network Information Center of the University of Texas http://lanic.utexas.edu/las.html

 

Latino USA Radio Journal

http://latinousa.kut.org/


Su nombre es Hoy? His/Her N
ame is Today

http://www.coedu.usf.edu/zalaquett/hoy/  


Understanding Islam-Brief Illustrated Guide

http://www.islam-guide.com/


Nation of Islam

http://www.muhammadspeaks.com/index2.html

Social Justice Awareness Online Resources


Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/LGBTFieldGuide.pdf


American Civil Liberties Union http://www.aclu.org/

 

Anti-Defamation League  http://www.adl.org/adl.asp


Basic Needs and Racism  http://academic.udayton.edu/race/04needs/


Citizens Rights and Racism http://academic.udayton.edu/race/02rights/


Davis, F.J. "The Nation's Rule, Who is Black?: One Nation's Definition." 1991: 1-16. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press.http://condor.depaul.edu/~mwilson/multicult/whois.html 


Feminist Majority Foundation  http://www.feminist.org/


FINIMPACT: Support LGBTQ-Owned Small Businesses at: https://www.finimpact.com/support-lgbtq-owned-small-businesses/


Freedom Rings: The LGBTQ Addiction Recovery Blog http://www.gay-rehab.com/blog/


Greenpeace International   http://www.greenpeace.org/international_en/


Griffin, John. "Hawai'i's Ethnic Rainbow." Opinion. 14 March 2004. Honolulu Advertiser. http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2004/Mar/14/op/op05a.html


How Discrimination Affects the LGBTQ Population https://florinroebig.com/lgbtq-discrimination/


Human Rights Campaign http://www.hrc.org/

 

Internment of Japanese Americans http://academic.udayton.edu/race/02rights/intern00.htm


Intersectionality and Racism http://academic.udayton.edu/race/05intersection/index.htm


Justice and Racism http://academic.udayton.edu/race/03justice/index.htm 


Kamiya, Gary. "Cablinasian Like Me." Salon. 30 April 1997 http://www.salon.com/april97/tiger970430.html

 

Lockhart, Janet, and Susan M. Shaw. Writing for Change: Raising Awareness of Difference, Power, and Discrimination. 2002. Teaching Tolerance.http://www.tolerance.org/teach/web/wfc/index.jsp

 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People http://www.naacp.org/

 

National Organization for Women  http://www.now.org/

 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays http://www.pflag.org/


Race, Human Rights and Worldwide Issues http://academic.udayton.edu/race/06hrights/index.htm


Race, Racial Groups and Racism http://academic.udayton.edu/race/01race/index.htm


Race Racism and the Law  http://academic.udayton.edu/race/index.htm

 

Simon Wiesenthal Center http://www.wiesenthal.com/


Southern Poverty Law Center http://www.splcenter.org/


Teaching Tolerance http://www.tolerance.org/ 

 

Thernstrom, Stephan. "One Drop-Still: A Racialist's Census." National Review. 17 April 2000. The Manhattan Institute.http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/_national_review-one_drop-stil.htm

 

Wright, Lawrence. "One Drop of Blood." The New Yorker. 24 July 1994. Alachua Freenet.

http://www.afn.org/~dks/race/wright.html

Library Reading List for Social and Cultural Competencies


African Americans Perspectives

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Bantam, 1979.

Angelou, Maya. Now Sheba Sings the Song. Dutton, 1988.

.Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God. J. P. Lippincott Co., 1937.

Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. Washington Square Press, 1972.

Morrison, Toni. Song of Solomon. Penguin Books, 1987

Walker, Margaret. Jubilee. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1966.

Walker, Alice. The color Purple, 1982.


Asian American Perspectives

Amirrezvani, Anita. The Blood of Flowers. Little, Brown and Company, 2007.

Chu, L. Eat a Bowl of Tea. University of Washington Press, 1979.

Kikumura, A. Through Harsh Winters. Chandler & Sharp, 1981.

Kingston, Maxine Hong, The Woman Warrior. Vintage, 1977.

Lum, Lucy. The Thorn of Lion City. Public Affairs, 2007.

Su, Frederick, An American Sin, Bytewrite LLC, 2001

 

Hispanic Perspectives

Baker, H. A. (Ed.). Three American Literatures. Newberry House, 1982.

Gonzalez, Juan. Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, 2001

Moraga, C., & Anzaldua, G. (Eds.). This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical

Murray, Yxta Maya.  Locas: A Novel

Paternostro, Silvana. In the Land of God and Man: A Latin Woman’s Journey. 1999.

Suro, Robert. Strangers Among Us: Latino Lives in a Changing America, 1999.

Steinbeck, J. Tortilla Flat. Viking-Penguin, 1977.

 

Native Americans Perspectives

Brown, Dee. Buried My Heart at Wounded Knee. New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1971.

Kroeber, Theodora. Ishi in Two Worlds. University of California, 1976.

Momaday, N. Scott. The Way to Rainy Mountain

Moon, W. L. H. Blue Highways: A Journey into America. Fawcett Crest, 1982.

Neihardt, J. G. Black Elk Speaks. Washington Sq. Press, 1959.

Storm, H. Seven Arrows. Ballantine Books, 1972.

Welch, James. Fools Crow, 1987

Welch, J. & Stekler, P. Killing Custer: The Battle of Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians, 2007

Books Related to Social Justice:

Carnes, Jim. Us and Them: A History of Intolerance in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

 

Finzi, Roberto, and Maud Jackson. Antisemitism: From Its European Roots to the Holocaust. New York: Interlink Books, 1999.

 

Herbst, Philip. Talking Terrorism: A Dictionary of the Loaded Language of Political Violence. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003.

 

Johnson, Allan G. Privilege, Power, and Difference. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 2001.

 

Matas, David. Bloody Words: Hate and Free Speech. Winnipeg: Bain and Cox, Publishers. 2000.

 

Matsuda, Mari J., Charles R. Lawrence III, Richard Delgado, and Kimberlè Williams Crenshaw. Words that Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, Inc., 1993.

 

Miller, Casey, and Kate Swift. The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing for Writers, Editors and Speakers. New York: Lippincott & Crowell, Publishers, 1980.

 

Pulera, Dominic. Visible Differences: Why Race Will Matter to Americans in the Twenty-First Century. New York: Continuum, 2002.

 

Shaw, Susan M., and Janet Lee. Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings. 2nd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2004.

 

Sloan, Lacey M., and Nora S. Gustavsson, eds. Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1998.

 

Takaki, Ronald. A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1993.

 

Zakim, Leonard P. Confronting Antisemitism: A Practical Guide. Hoboken, New Jersey: KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 2000.