Recommended Diversity and Inclusion Resources from Petit Institute Town Hall

The Petit Institute recently hosted a nearly 200 guest virtual town hall for an open conversation about the challenges faced by people of color today and ways that we can come together to create a more inclusive and supportive community at Georgia Tech. The event was open to all on campus, and students, faculty, and staff shared a wealth of important resources for people to educate themselves on these important matters. 

Compiled here is a list of the those recommended, essential books, movies, articles, podcasts, videos and television shows.


  •  "The Case for Reparations" by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic
  • Killers of the Dream – by Lillian Smith
  • The Fire Next Time – by James Baldwin
  • Between the World and Me – by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • So, You Want to Talk About Race – by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Blind Spot – by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald
  • Me and White Supremacy – by Layla F. Saad
  • Divided by Faith – by Michael Emerson and Christian Smith
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson
  • Can We Talk about Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation – by Beverly Tatum and Theresa Perry


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