Suggested Reading

Suggested Reading

Education is important, and during these times we don’t always know the right thing to say or do. AUTM’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee encourages you to read the literature highlighted here, along with many other sources, to help with understanding and awareness. If you have articles, books or recordings you’d like added to this list, which will remain accessible on autm.net, please share it with us

Articles
Dear CEOs: Your Silence Is Deafening 
(Sesha Joi Moon, PhD)
Diversity and Inclusion Efforts That Really Work (Harvard Business Review)
How Microaggressions Can Affect Wellbeing in the Workplace (Forbes)
How To Combat Racism At Work (Forbes)
Inventions and Inequality: Class Gaps In Patenting (Richard V. Reeves and Nathan Joo)
Justice in June: Becoming an Active Ally in 10, 25, or 45 Minutes a Day (Compiled by Autumn Gupta and Bryanna Wallace)
Lost Einsteins: The US May Have Missed Out on Millions of Inventors (MIT Management, Sloan School)
75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice (Corinne Shutack)
US Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism (Harvard Business Review)
Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They’re Okay — Chances Are They’re Not (Danielle Cadet)
A Practical Guide to Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (Intellectual Property Owners' Association)


Books
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Ibram X. Kendi)
  • How to Be an Antiracist (Ibram X Kendi)
  • White Fragility. Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Robin Diangelo)
  • So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo)
  • Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
Journals Tests