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Diversity

Information about anti-racism, anti-oppression, diversity, and inclusion.

Support Resources for Persons of Color & Native Folk

• The Radical Politics of Self-Love and Self-Care An Important Reminder 
Types of Self-Care Here’s What To Do If You Can’t Afford Therapy
If you're unable to see a therapist or mental health pro... Self-Care DIY: A How-To Just For You
 • Surviving & Resisting Hate: A Toolkit For People of Color (pdf) A Little Self-Care Comic
 • Self Care For People of Color After Psychological Trauma    Self-Care in the Native American Communities (Video)
Self-Care and Black Intellectual Labor  • If You're Black, Rest Is Power
• Strong Black Women Need Therapy Too  Filling our Cups: 4 Ways People of Color can Foster Mental Health
Study Shows Belief That Black Women Are Innately Strong Is Linked To Depression • Audre Lorde Thought of Self-Care as an "Act of Political Warfare."
Test Used to Diagnose Depression Was Designed for White People    • Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem
Selena’s Reflection: Self Care Among Leaders of Color • Why We Need Self-Care in the Face of Race-Based Trauma 

In Crisis: 

Lebanon County Crisis Intervention 717-274-3363   Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
Lifeline Crisis Chat (Online Messaging) • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
• RAINN 24/7 Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673) • RAINN Live Chat (National Sexual Assault Online Hotline) 
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: (800) 799-7233 (calls are anonymous)  • Hate Crimes Reporting 
• What to Do If Your Rights Are Violated at a Demonstration or Protest (ACLU.org)  

 

 

Being Educated Won’t Save Me (Or You) From Racism • Why Defending Your Cultural Appropriation is Dangerous 
Mixed Doesn’t Always Mean Part White: Uplifting Non-White Mixed Race Identities  How to Tackle Anti-Blackness as a Non-Black POC 
• 7 Ways Non-Black POC Perpetuate Anti-Blackness in their Communities  When Defending Your Writing Becomes Defending Yourself 
4 Reasons ‘People of Color’ Isn’t Always the Best Choice of Words What’s Wrong With the Term ‘Person of Color
We are not "people of color"  Why Racial Justice Work Needs to Address Settler Colonialism and Native Rights 
Settler Fragility: Why Settler Privilege Is So Hard to Talk About I'm an Oglala Lakota Woman and I Won't Be Labeled as "White-Passing" 
The Declaration of Independence. It’s Not What You Think. 3 Upsetting Examples of Anti-Native Racism in Pop Culture (And What To Do About It) 
13 Struggles for Native People Beyond Mascots and Casinos  A Love Letter to Two Spirit and Native LGBTQIA+ Survivors of Corrective Assault
I Am a Native American Woman With White Privilege  • 5 Barriers Making It Harder to Get Mental Health Care If You’re Not White 
4 #BlackLivesMatter Myths Debunked (Video) I Tried to Fight Racism by Being a "Model Minority" — and Then It Backfired
• Colorism in the Black Community: Perspectives on Light-Skinned Privilege Talking about mental illness in the Black community (video) 
Racism and the Invisible Struggle of Mental Health in the Black Community Diaspora Blackness in the Caribbean: A Radical Resource 
Activists Hang Highway Banner BLASTING Black Men for Not Fighting for Women in Black Lives Matter • 10 Ways the Beauty Industry Tells You Being Beautiful Means Being White
The Woke Black Person’s Guide to Talking About Oppression with Family • #Lemonade: A Black Feminist Resource List 
I Hate Cultural Appropriation – But Have I Appropriated African Cultures as a Black American? Define: BLACK (Video Series)
Famous Afro-Latinos On What Their Identity Means To Them Your Guide On How to Support Black People After Incidents of Police Violence 
Dear Lantix, Let's Check Our Privilege (Video) 5 Ways Latinxs Can Challenge Machismo in Our Families and Communities 
Why I Chose to Not Be Latinx Why Understanding Colorism Within the Latino Community Is So Important 
What I Learned at Standing Rock About Being Latinx and a Settler Why I Chose to Not Be Latinx 
Why Understanding Colorism Within the Latino Community Is So Important  What I Learned at Standing Rock About Being Latinx and a Settler 
• How Anti-Blackness Thrives in Latinx Communities (And What We Can Do About It)  Can You be Black and Latinx? (Video) 
Negotiating the Hyphen in Asian-American  Resources for non-Black Asians on Anti-Blackness
Confronting Mental Health in Asian-American Communities Through Testimony and Art  Navigating Body Image in Asian American Communities Is No Easy Task – But Here Are 4 Places to Start