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Books on Diversity: Recommended by Faculty and Staff

This research guide highlights books promoting diversity purchased with the 2019 Excellence in Diversity Award monetary prize.

Resources Recommended by Panelists on Whiteness and Anti-Racism

These resources have been found useful and are recommended by panelists who served on the April 1, 2021 panel discussion on "Whiteness and Anti-Racism" as part of the Unholy Union: Christianity and White Nationalism Lecture Series.

Harvard Implicit Bias Test

Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.

The test is free to take online and will take about 10 to 15 minutes.

Instagram Accounts on Diversity and Inclusion

The views and opinions expressed are those of the account holder and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Ryan Library, PLNU, or the panelists.





























PLNU-Related Accounts






Further Recommended Reading and Viewing

"2021 Black History Month Recommendations" from The Witness: This list reflects recommended books and films for adults, teens, and children on the topic of anti-racism.

The Witness Black Church Collective "seeks to engage its core audience by encouraging, educating, and empowering Black Christians to be stewards of the Black prophetic tradition."


The books listed below that include a cover image are available to borrow through Ryan Library. Other books are available through the links to an independent bookseller in your area.

Children's Books