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College of Education Multicultural Advocacy Development

This site provides a variety of resources focused on multicultural advocacy development and information on how to address such topics in diverse educational settings.

The goal of this ever-evolving website is to provide information through selected books, articles, and online sources to help users facilitate and navigate discussions about these topics and the pertinent issues that surround them. These resources are available to all faculty, students, school district partners, community mentors, and those individuals committed to the ideals of preparing and supporting educators in serving our diverse student population and community.

Elevating the value of global and cultural awareness at UHCL is an ongoing commitment of the College of Education. Thus, these resources are thoughtful, research supported, vetted contributions made by faculty who utilize these materials to suit the unique needs of our preservice and in-service educators to better prepare them to be servant leaders in a myriad of diverse teaching and learning environments.

Resource List

Resources for Children and Young Adults

(Houston Chronicle, 2020) 

Ages 0-3

  • The Snowy Day, A Letter to Amy, Hi, Cat, and Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats

Ages 3-5

  • Saturday by Oge Mora
  • Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry

Ages 5-8

  • Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
  • The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson

Ages 9-12

  • Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustices by Veronica Chambers
  • Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higginbotham

Ages 12+

  • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Adults 18+


  • How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria by Beverly Tatum
  • White Privilege:Essential Readings On The Other Side Of Racism by Paula Rothenburg
  • The Heart Of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism, And White Privilege by Robert Jensen
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
  • The Trouble With Black Boys: And Other Reflections On Race, Equity, And The Future of Public Education by Pedro Noguera
  • Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race In School by Mica Pollock
  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • White teachers/Diverse classrooms: Creating inclusive schools, building on students' diversity, and providing true educational equity by Landsman and Lewis (Eds.)
  • Blindspot: Hidden biases of good people by Anthony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji
  • Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America(5th) by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson