Race resources

Videos, websites and other material covering issues around race and cultural diversity. Views expressed in these resources don’t necessarily reflect those of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Race reading list

Illustration of book shelvesA selection of resources adapted from a reading list created by ‘Difference, Identity, Diversity Workshop’ teaching staff, with additional references provided by the Systemic and Social Work disciplines. Shibboleth login required.

New! Journal of Black Psychology

Journal of Black Psychology

The library now subscribes to The Journal of Black Psychology. Founded and sponsored by the Association of Black Psychologists, the publication presents innovative research and theory from Black or Afrocentric perspectives.

Black British literature timeline

Timeline of black literature poster excerpt

The British Library explores the history of Black writing in Britain. Includes works by writers living and working in Britain, as well as titles first published here and authored by people who were born in former British colonies.

Whiteness studies bibliography

Tre Ventour, write, poet and educatorWriter, poet and educator Tré Ventour has produced a bibliography for whiteness studies. The list includes books, articles and videos, with material grouped under various sub-sections such as histories, media and social class.

Black Psychoanalysts Speak

Psychoanalyst Kathleen Pogue WhiteThe 2014 film Black Psychoanalysts Speak by Basia Winograd is now available to stream as part of the library collection. The film provides a thought-provoking discussion about race, culture and class. Shibboleth login required.

Black Lives Matter collection

Black Feminist Politics book coverA freely available collection from Springer Nature featuring content relevant to the Black Lives Matter movement. Includes ebooks on systemic racism and social inequality, plus podcasts from black women working in research.

Educating for Black Lives

Anti-Racist Educational Leadership and Policy book coverRoutledge has worked with authors to make a freely available range of material related to anti-racist education, covering research, practical applications and informal learning. Also includes a curated collection of additional resources.

Black history BoB playlist

Born Black Born British TV title screen opens in a new windowBoB is an online TV and radio service for education and gives access to millions of archive programmes. The Library has created a black history playlist with broadcasts from the 1970s to the present. Shibboleth login required.

Cultural diversity BoB playlist

Race TV programme title screen opens in a new windowBoB is an online TV and radio service for education and gives access to millions of archive programmes. The Library has created a cultural diversity playlist with broadcasts from the 1970s to the present. Shibboleth login required.

Black history YouTube playlist

Cultural diversity YouTube playlist

Tribute to bell hooks

author bell hooksAuthor and activist bell hooks died in December 2020 so, in tribute to her work and influence, we’ve collected some of her talks and interviews in a bell hooks YouTube playlist. You’ll also find some of her videos in our Race playlist and Intersectionality playlist. If you’d like to listen to a speech by bell hooks you can find this one from 2005 on Spotify, plus we have some of bell hooks books on our catalogue.

Film on black LGBT identities

Beyond There's Always A Black Issue Dear film

Awarding-winning short film Beyond ‘There’s Always A Black Issue Dear’ explores the particular influence of black LGBT culture on fashion, fine art, dance, music and language, giving voice to previously untold stories.

Podcasts on race

About Race

About Race podcast

Decolonising The University

Decolonizing the University podcast

George The Poet

George The Poet podcast

Good Ancestor

Good Ancestor podcast

Mixed Up

Mixed Up podcast

Witness Black History

Witness Black History podcast
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