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DEI Resources

Resources for learning about Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion




  • Women at Work: Too Shy to Be a Leader


  • Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
  • Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
  • Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  • How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
  • Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
  • Redefining Realness by Janet Mock
  • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs
  • The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga
  • When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, Ph.D.
  • Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  • My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coastes
  • Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri
  • Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis
  • Killing Rage: Ending Racism by Bell Hooks
  • Strength to Love by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M. Steele
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? By Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Jesmyn Ward
  • Race Matters by Cornel West
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of American’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  • I’m Still Here. Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown
  • The Gift of Knowledge / Ttnuwit Atawish Nch'inch'imamí: Reflections on Sahaptin Ways by Virginia R Beavert
  • Ghost Voices: Yakima Indian Myths, Legends, Humor and Hunting Stories by Donald M. Hines
  • Disability Visibility, by Alice Wong
  • The Political Determinants of Health by Daniel E. Dawes

Films and TV series

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent
  • King In The Wilderness — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • The Uncomfortable Truth: 400 Years of Racism in America
  • The Class Divided- Frontline (PBS)
  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  • Do the right Thing
  • Get out
  • Marshall

Organizations to follow on social media

  • Antiracism Center: Twitter
  • Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Color of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • NAACP: Twitter | Instagram Facebook
  • National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Center for Indigenous Midwifery
  • Confluence Project
  • Pollen Nation Magazine
  • Faith and Prejudice
  • Yakima County NAACP: Facebook
  • Selah Alliance For Equality: Facebook
  • Yakima County YWCA: Instagram |Facebook
  • Ttawaxt Birth Justice: Instagram |Facebook

More anti-racism resources to check out