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Understanding Difference

Suggested resources to help you see the world from perspectives different from your own and "bring... you into conversation with people different from those with whom you normally associate.”


Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age  [James Essinger]   QA29 .L72 E87 2014  Amazon

Dr. Mildred Jefferson  [The HistoryMakers]

The Execution of Wanda Jean  [the first black woman to be executed in America in fifty years]  VIDEO .DVD23363  Duration: 1h:28

The Farewell  IMDb  Swank Streaming Film Database (Access Online)

The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars (Dava Sobel)   QB34.5 .S63 2016  Amazon

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide  (Maro Chermayeff, director) VIDEO .DVD20286 pt.1 and pt. 2

Inspirational Black Women in History [PBS]

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men  (Caroline Criado Perez)  HQ1237 .C75 2019   Access Online  Amazon

Lili: A Portrait of the First Sex Change  (Niels Hoyer)  Access Online

The Map of Salt and Stars (Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar)  PS3610 .O67925 M36 2018b   Amazon

My Name Is Selma: The Remarkable Memoir of a Jewish Resistance Fighter and Ravensbrück Survivor (Selma van de Perre)   DS135 .N6 P47 2020   Amazon

A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America's First Indian Doctor (Joe Starita)  Amazon    

Medicine Woman  57 minutes  [Vision Maker Media]   Amazon (Rent or Buy)  Duration: 57 minutes

Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey into Power (Phoebe Eng)   Klaus Reading Room   Amazon

The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear  (Kate Moore)  Access Online  Amazon