Updated January 2008|
Action and Civil Rights (University of Colorado) -- This
site has links to affirmative action and civil rights sites, including
federal court cases, a resource list, and an affirmative action review
report of the President of the United States and Proposition 209.
- The Affirmative Action and
Diversity Project: A Web Page for Research -- This site
is an academic resource and it provides scholars, students, and the
interested public with onsite articles and theoretical analyses, policy
documents, current legislative updates, and an annotated bibliography of
research and teaching materials.
- Race Relations Institute
(Fisk University) -- This Web site includes a race relations
directory, mission, history, staff, and links to other sites on race
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Higher Education Resources
- AACU UM Diversityweb --
This diversity Web page was developed by the Association of American
Colleges and Universities and the University of Maryland in cooperation with
Diversity Connections. It has links to colleges and universities working to
integrate diversity into U.S. society. It includes the institutional vision,
leadership, and systemic change, recruitment, retention, affirmative action,
curriculum transformation, faculty-staff involvement, student experience and
development, diversity research, evaluation, and impact.
Association of University Professors-Diversity & Affirmative Action Links -- This site has links to diversity and
affirmative action issues in higher education.
Equity and Diversity at the University of Maryland -- The University of Maryland's Diversity Database is an index
of multicultural, multiracial, and multigenerational diversity resources,
including institutional diversity initiatives, definitions, directories, and
diversity-related syllabi at colleges and universities.
and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) -- This site
provides information on its history, programs on diversity, mail lists,
conferences, publications, highlights of past EMIE Bulletins, and
Center for Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity-- CAREE began in 1987
to respond to the declining rates of minority participation in higher
education. The Web site contains a mission statement, member directory, and
news releases, and a report called "Does Diversity Make a Difference?
Three Research Studies on Diversity in College Classroom." CAREE also
publishes the Status
Report of Minorities in Higher Education.
The Ohio State
University Diversity Web site -- This site includes
links to teaching diversity, a bibliography, tips on mentoring programs,
Asian American, African American, Hispanic/Latin, and Native American sites,
and sexual orientation.
The School of Social
Service Administration -- University of Chicago.
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General Multicultural and Diversity Resources
American Studies Web
This interdisciplinary information server for American Studies has a subject
category, "race and ethnicity" and links to sites including
General Resources, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native
American Studies, Latino and Chicano Studies, other ethnic groups, gay and
lesbian, and bisexual sources.
Library Research on Ethnic Identity in the United States
Compiled for Stanford University, but useful anywhere, this site has finding
aids to help researchers identify sources scattered over many library
categories. The list of keywords and subject headings may be especially
helpful; and encyclopedias and other research books and indexes are listed.
- Census Bureau
Minority Links for Media -- This
census site includes links to the latest trends and data on the following
groups: African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American
for Multilingual Multicultural Research
(University of Southern California) -- This center facilitates the
research collaboration, dissemination, and professional activities of
faculty, students, and others. The site includes the USC Latino and Language
Minority Teacher Projects, the Ford Foundation Minority Teacher Education
Program, and the Recruiting New Teachers Inc., and provides links to African
American, Asian American, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American resources.
Resources on Diversity (Santa Clara University) -- Electronic
Resources on Diversity has links to information on African Americans, Asian
Americans, European Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Middle Eastern
Paths-- Offers links to teaching resources, essays, museums, etc. in
categories that include Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Orientation,
Social Class, Religion and others.
Pavilion -- The mission of this site is to provide
resources for educators to explore multicultural education, to facilitate
opportunities for educators to work towards self-awareness and development,
and to provide forums for educators to interact and collaborate toward a
critical transformative approach to multicultural education.
- MultiCultural Review --
MultiCultural Review is journal for teachers at all grade levels, college
professors, librarians, administrators, and anyone interested in learning
about new developments and trends in the field of cultural diversity. This
is a Greenwood Press Web site with a table of contents for previously
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Art & Life in
Africa Project -- This Web site, sponsored by the
University of Iowa, offers information and graphics about African art and
- African American Web Connection (AAWC)
-- An excellent starting point featuring links to many art and art-related
- African Focus: Sights and
Sounds of a Continent -- Created and maintained at the University
- University of California, Santa
Barbara -- The site has 16 broad categories and is especially strong
in news media, historical texts, and documents.
- Soul Search: The Search Engine for the World's People of
Color -- This is a search engine for accessing information
contained in the African American Web Ring.
Georgetown University: Race &
Ethnicity-African-American -- Part of their American Studies Web pages, this is an alphabetical
listing of sites not often linked elsewhere.
- Schomberg Center for Research in Black
Culture -- This renowned and widely linked site supports the Schomberg
Center, "a national research library devoted to
collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences
of peoples of African descent throughout the world."
- American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital
Library -- Developed by the Library of Congress for
the study of black history and culture, this site includes African-American Mosaic,
African-American Odyssey, and African-American Perspectives. American Memory is a
searchable collection with documents, photographs, maps, sound, and film clips.
- The Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Center for Nonviolent Social
Change -- This is the official MLK historical site.
Provides links to the King Papers Project (at Stanford), a 2,700-item bibliography,
photographs, and much more.
- Museum of Afro-American History,
Boston -- This site provides links to 12 other museums of African
American collections. Virtual tours, resource
lists, museum hours, and other practical information are given.
- Our Shared History: Celebrating African American History and
Culture -- The National Park Service (NPS) features links
and online tours to provide information on African American heritage.
- NAACP -- The homepage of the
National Association for the Advancement of
Colored People includes timely information about
the organization, text of speeches by the current president Kweisi Mfume, and a calendar
of upcoming events. A page of NAACP Links connects to a range of minority interest
and advocacy groups, such as the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund,
the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute, and the Native American Rights
Fund among many others.
- The National Urban League (NUL) -- Founded in 1910, the NUL is the "premier
social service and civil rights organization in America . . . to assist African Americans in
the achievement of social and economic
- The Nation of Islam (NOI). This
site provides extensive coverage of speeches and writings by Minister Louis Farrakhan.
There is also historical information about the
founding of the NOI and links to domestic and international Islamic centers.
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Asian American Studies Center -- The purpose of the center is to
enrich the experience of the university and contribute to the understanding
of the neglected history, rich cultural heritage, and present position of
Asian Americans in our society. It includes accomplishments of Asian
American Studies, AASC mailing list registration, UCLA's Amerasia Journal,
scholarships, graduate studies, and publications.
East Asian Collection -- This site introduces the East
Asian collection of the Perkins Library of Duke University and contains
links to East Asian studies' Web sites; Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Asian
American studies and programs; and student organizations.
Asian Resources on the Web -- The homepage of the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign offers links to East Asian Resources in the libraries,
educational institutions, online newspapers, and databases.
Asian Studies Internet Resources -- Maintained by the East Asian Library
of UCLA, this comprehensive site contains information on art, business and
economy, philosophy and religions, politics and international relations,
lists of professional associations, and academic programs. Certain sites
require special language software to view.
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Latin Demographic Databook -- This 1990 data on the Hispanic
population in California is taken from the Current Population Survey. It
includes Hispanic and non-Hispanic populations in California, racial/ethnic
composition of the California population, composition of the California
Hispanic population, percentage of Hispanic populations in California,
percentage of U.S. Hispanic population in California, percentage of U.S.
Hispanic population in California, growth in the percentage of Hispanic
populations in the United State, and absolute growth in Hispanic populations
in the U.S.
- Hispanic Reading Room
-- The Hispanic Reading Room of the Library of Congress serves as the access
point for research relating to the geographical areas of the Caribbean,
Latin America, and Iberia, and has a link to the Handbook of Latin American
Studies--a comprehensive research site.
- Internet Resources for
Latin America -- New Mexico State University Library annotates
Latin American resources with brief descriptions of the content and quality
of the sites.
- Latin American Network Information
Center -- This University of Texas site provides numerous links
to Latin American countries, education, libraries, and societies (some in
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- American Indian Studies
-- This site includes artwork, photographs, and videos reflecting the
history of the Native American experience, including its literature, links
to Native American Indian studies, and Indians of North America, Central
America, and Mexico.
- Index of Native American
Resources on the Internet -- A comprehensive index of resources,
including culture, history, video/film, health, artists, museums, links to
tribe sites, and activists sites for Native American students, educators,
- Indianz.com -- Updated daily, this
production of Noble Savage Media and Ho-Chunk, Inc., based on the Winnebago
Reservation in Nebraska, provides news, information, and resources about
issues facing Native peoples. The Web site's greatest service is its
collection and dissemination in one easy-to-use location of Indian news from a
wide variety of sources. Visitors will find information about new and ongoing
issues, from current news and Indian TV to forums. The home page provides
links to upcoming events, budget documents ("DOI in Brief," "BIA Highlights,"
"Indian Highlights"), and recent reports.
- NativeWeb -- This website has
links to many resources on indigenous communities worldwide.
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- ACLU Lesbian and Gay
Rights -- Provides news and legislation on (LGBT) Rights.
- Gay/Lesbian International News Network
- The Gay and Lesbian Review -- (Formerly
the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review)
for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Studies -- Excellent academic sources and
Web sites from the University of California, Santa Barbara Library. Includes
sites to specialized archives and libraries, organizations, e-journals and
- International Gay and Lesbian
Human Rights Commission -- Contains international press releases, a
bimonthly online journal published in English, Spanish, and French, links to
similar international online resources organized by country. The site also
has asylum information for those persecuted because of their sexual
Gay and Lesbian Review -- Provides reviews of GLBT books and has some
unpublished dissertations and theses.
Archives -- gathers and preserves records of Lesbian lives and
- National Consortium of
Directors of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Higher
Education -- This site includes: its purpose, job listings, directory,
meetings, fundraising, and resources.
- OutProud's List of Web Sources
People with a History --
An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* History
- Queer Resources Directory -- An
extensive directory of 22531 files, it contains news updates, information on
domestic partnership, the American Psychological Association (APA)
resolution on the treatment of homosexuality, and several other links.
Voice of the
Shuttle - Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies -- An extensive list of sites
on gay, lesbian & queer studies. This site is recognized as one of the
most comprehensive social science meta sites.
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