Culture Corner 2009


Spring 2009: Champions of Human Rights and Social Justice

The Spring 2009 Culture Corner feature the biographies of people who made a difference and helped bridge the gaps in social justice, diversity,tolerance, and civil rights.

Additional Resources

  • Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady (E807.1 .B43 2010)
  • The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words (F869.S353 M5465 2012)
  • Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin (E185.97 .R93 D46 2003)
  • Pioneers of Human Rights (JC571 .P55 2005)
  • Rigoberta Menchú: Defending Human Rights in Guatemala (F1465.2.Q5 M3884 1999)


Fall 2009 – Life of the Mind: The Glass Castle: A Memoir

To support the 2007 Life of the Mind selection The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls’ memoir of growing up in a nomadic family that struggled financially, the Diversity Committee presents library resources on poverty.

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Culture Corner

The 2020-2021 Culture Corner offers resources and materials that explore Native American cultures and traditions.

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