Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Volume 36 Issue 8


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Broadening the conversation: why Black Lives Matter

Guest Editors: Kecia Thomas, Leslie Ashburn-Nardo

Do black lives really matter in the workplace? Restorative justice as a means to reclaim humanity

Tina Opie, Laura Morgan Roberts

Overwhelming evidence suggests that black lives have not and do not matter in the American workplace. In fact, disturbing themes of black labor dehumanization, exploitation and…


News media and the racialization of protest: an analysis of Black Lives Matter articles

Joy Leopold, Myrtle P. Bell

The purpose of this paper is to examine coverage of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in seven US-based newspapers to determine whether the protest paradigm, “a pattern of…


Culturally sustaining pedagogy in higher education: teaching so that Black Lives Matter

Courtney E. Cole

The purpose of this paper is to show how the principles of Black Lives Matter can be used to enact a culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) in higher education settings…


Libraries on the frontlines: neutrality and social justice

Amelia N. Gibson, Renate L. Chancellor, Nicole A. Cooke, Sarah Park Dahlen, Shari A. Lee, Yasmeen L. Shorish

The purpose of this paper is to examine libraries’ responsibility to engage with and support communities of color as they challenge systemic racism, engage in the political…


Calling in Black: a dynamic model of racially traumatic events, resourcing, and safety

Courtney L. McCluney, Courtney M. Bryant, Danielle D. King, Abdifatah A. Ali

Racially traumatic events – such as police violence and brutality toward Blacks – affect individuals in and outside of work. Black employees may “call in Black” to avoid…

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