These books provide fresh perspectives and critical dialogue around various topics of inclusion and diversity. The books are available through NC State Libraries and students, faculty and staff have access to select titles for free via ebooks.

Inclusive Pedagogy (eBooks)

Cultural Competence (eBooks)

Implicit Bias (eBooks)

Social Justice, Study and Teaching (eBooks)

Inclusive Education (eBooks)




Gender Identity


Books by Writers of the Asian Diaspora


Interested in more topics of diversity, equity or inclusion? Browse NC State Libraries for more titles and resources.

Additional books of note:

  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  • How to Be Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • American Lynching by Ashraf H.A. Rushdy
  • Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  • Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century by Dorothy Roberts
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
  • Habits of Whiteness: A Pragmatist Reconstruction by Terrance MacMullan
  • Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa V. Harris-Perry