he African American Studies Collection at the Penn State University Libraries supports the curriculum needs of the Department of African American Studies, the mission of the Africana Research Center, and the teaching and research needs for faculty in a variety of disciplines across the University.
Before engaging in discussions about racism and white privilege (or any other topic), one should take the time to educate themselves first. The Blissell Library, located at the Penn State New Kensington Campus, put together this list of resources as a place to begin.
The field of Asian American Studies truly began in the late 1960s when marginalized populations demanded a voice in the American conversation. The resources on these pages support both the academic and non-academic work of any scholar with an interest in this area.
#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.
BestColleges.com created a guide covering 10 captivating black podcasts for college students. Hearing diverse individuals speak on podcasts addressing topics that affect their culture or group is significant.