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Culturally Intelligent Training & Consulting seeks to provide its community with resources to learn about contemporary cultural issues that span the globe. 

​Here is a shortlist of texts we periodically update that might be helpful in learning about DEIB-related topics and developing CI. We encourage your reading of authors from historically excluded communities and cultures first. 
Note: CITC has no affiliation with these texts or authors
  • Allport, Gordon. The Nature of Prejudice 

  • Anderson, Carol. White Rage and One Person, No Vote

  • Benjamin, Ruha. Viral Justice and Imagination: A Manifesto

  • hooks, bell. All books on race, gender, and education

  • Kendi, Ibram X. How to Be An Antiracist, Stamped from the Beginning, and 400 Souls  

  • Oluo, Ijeoma. So You Want to Talk About Race

  • Singh, Annalese. The Racial Healing Handbook


  • Auger-Dominguez, Daisy. Inclusion Revolution

  • Chugh, Dolly. The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias and The Person You Mean to Be

  • Frank, Tara Jaye. The Waymakers 

  • Kim, Michelle Mijung. The Wake Up

  • Perry, Rhodes. Imagine Belonging and Belonging at Work

  • Tulshyan, Ruchika. Inclusion on Purpose 

  • Zheng, Lily. DEI Deconstructed



  • Brown, Austin Channing. I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness 

  • Burke, Tarana. Unbound

  • Harjo, Joy. Crazy Brave. 

  • X, Malcolm. The Autobiography




  • Brackett, Marc. Permission to Feel

  • Brown, Brene. Atlas of the Heart 

  • Caruso, David & Salovey, Peter. The Emotionally Intelligent Manager: How to Develop and Use the Four Key Emotional Skills of Leadership


  • Agorom, Chichi. The Enneagram for Black Liberation 

  • Egerton, Deborah. Know Justice Know Peace

  • Lubbe, Jerome. The Brain-Based Enneagram

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