This LibGuide includes material about several ways people identify themselves. However, there is more than one marker of identity: race, sex, birthplace, socioeconomic class, etc. Browse this Guide to learn about resources for identity and the study of human complexity. Read this EBSCO Research Starter for an overview of intersectionality.
Martin Luther King Day is January 17, a time to honor Dr. King's work for justice and to ponder our current situation. To read the famous and influential "Letter from Birmingham Jail," look on the "Racism and Resistance" page of this Guide, in the "Classics" box, and click the link.
Read about the Natchitoches march in honor of Dr. King and his work. Pictures included!
A poem for the inauguration, by 22-year-old Amanda Gorman.
"I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against. I'm a human being first and foremost." -- The Autobiography of Malcolm X
"democracy itself ... requires the University to become a force for the emergence of diversity." Thomas Docherty, For the University: Democracy and the Future of the Institution (2011)