Educational Resources

Thank you for supporting Tiger Talk! As we discuss in our episodes, DEI topics are very complex and can be intimidating. We always encourage our listeners to take extra steps and educate themselves further on the topics we touch on. Below you will see some additional resources organized by language and topic, with hyperlinks to websites, books, podcasts, and other information.

This page will constantly be added to, so please check back frequently!

Resources in Chinese (中文資源)

  1. Taiwanese American, Understanding Black Lives Matter
  2. Black Lives Matter 小補貼
  3. Social Justice Vocab in Chinese
  4. 認識同志 by 台灣同志諮詢熱線協會 (Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBTQ+) Hotline Association)
  5. 認識跨性別 by 台灣同志諮詢熱線協會 (Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBTQ+) Hotline Association)
  6. 對抗台灣種族歧視

Glossaries of Social Justice Terms

  1. ABC’s of Social Justice by Lewis and Clark College
  2. Diversity and Social Justice Glossary by the University of Washington
  3. Our Shared Language: Social Justice Glossary by the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA)

Ep. 1: What is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)?

  1. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 101 by the University of Colorado, Denver
  2. Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is the Need of the Hour by Forbes Magazine
  3. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education should be Included in Public Schools by the Boston Globe
  4. What is Intersectionality? Let these scholars explain the theory and its history by Time Magazine
  5. Introduction to Intersectionality by Women Friendly Cities Challenge
  6. Intersectionality Matters! by the African American Policy Forum (podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw)
  7. The Urgency of Intersectionality – TED Talk by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Ep. 2: Microaggressions

  1. Microaggressions are a Big Deal: How to Talk them Out and When to Walk Away by NPR (Kendra’s suggestion*)
  2. Microaggression Development and Understanding
  3. Unmasking Racial Micro-Aggressions by the American Psychological Association
  4. Why We Need to Call Out Casual Racism by Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Ep.3: Mental Health Resources

  1. Mental Health Resources for POC youth
  2. What is Cultural Competency?
  3. Women Anonymous Connecting Mentally (WARM) – a women led mental health support Facebook group in Taiwan
  4. Mental Health Association of Taiwan (MHAT); 中華心理衛生協會
  5. Key Principles to Navigating DEI, Mental Health and Emerging Needs Amidst Multiple Pandemics by Forbes Magazine
  6. QTBIPOC Mental Health Resources in the US by the Human Rights Campaign (resources for people of color who identify as LGBTQ+)
  7. BIPOC/AAPI Mental Health Resource Directory by the National Alliance on Mental Illness
  8. Asian Mental Health Project

Ep. 4: Privilege

  1. NASP (National Association of School Psychologists)
  2. White Guilt by Shelby Steele 
  3. The Problem with “Privilege” by Andrea Smith
  4. To Hell with Good Intentions by Ivan Illich

Ep. 5: Religion and Spirituality

1. Brandeis University Center for Spiritual Life’s Anti Racism Plan:
2. DEI Toolkit for religion:
3. Beyond Color Blind – a book by Sarah Shin
4. Article about anti-Muslim bias and its impact on education:

Ep. 6: Internships

  1. Standard Social Innovation Review: Reimagining the Internship to Promote Racial Equity
  2. Outside Business Journal: Unpaid Internships Undermine DEI Efforts
  3. BBC: Why Inexperienced Workers Can’t Get Entry-Level Jobs
  4. The Tufts Daily: Nepotism and Networks: Inequity in Internship Access for Students

Ep. 7: Allyship

  2. The George Washington University Office for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement’s resources for allyship: 
  3. Pillar Non Profit Network: What does it mean to be an ally? 
  4. Project Ready Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth (free online modules for schools and youth services for race/racism, racial equity, and DEI related educational resources)
  5. UC San Diego Anti Racism Guide, How to be an ally: 
  6. University of Calgary Presentation: How to be Actively Anti-Racist 
  7. Performative Allyship is Deadly: here’s what to do instead (Forge)
  8. Performative allyship: what are the signs and why leaders get exposed (Forbes Magazine) 

Recommended Books

  1. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  2. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  3. Gender: Your Guide by Lee Airton
  4. On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life by Sara Ahmed
  5. Academic Ableism by Jay Timothy Dolmage
  6. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  7. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
  8. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Recommended Podcasts

  1. 1619 by the New York Times
  2. Intersectionality Matters! by the African American Policy Forum (hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw)
  3. Throughline by NPR

Recommended Things to Watch

  1. 13th (Netflix) 
  2. BlacKkKlansman (HBO Max)
  3. Dear White People (Netflix) 
  4. Just Mercy (Available to rent)
  5. Moonlight (Netflix)
  6. Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story (Paramount)
  7. When They See Us (Netflix)
  8. Asian Americans (PBS Series)

Social Media

  1. (Kendra’s suggestion*)
  2. @blairimani (Kendra’s suggestion*)
  3. @southasians4blacklives on Instagram
  4. @seeusunite
  5. @Kānaka Autonomy
  6. @Native Power Rangers
  7. @Choctaw and Chickasaw Freedmen
  8. @Change the Museum
  9. @Diversity in Academia


  1. Radical In Progress (A website with guides, summaries, and educational resources on social justice subjects. They have several summaries and “study guides” for popular books that help you understand the important concepts without having to read the whole book. Includes works by Angela Davis, Ibram X. Kendi, Kimberle Crenshaw, etc and touches on subjects like socialism, environmental racism, prison abolition, etc)
  2. Compiled Community Resources (google doc with glossaries, books, organizations to support, etc)
  3. Learning for Justice (how to create an inclusive learning environment for students, includes lesson plans, professional development opportunities, webinars and podcasts for self guided learning, etc.)
  4. Inclusive Teaching Practices Toolkit by the Association of College and University Educators
  5. DEI Resources in Education by Wofford College
  6. Anti-Racism and Mental Health Resources for AAPIs in STEM by Columbia University
  7. Ghosts of Segregation is a photo collection documenting how segregation shaped the built environment throughout America.