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Celebrate Diversity Month with These Books, Movies, & Podcasts

In April, people and companies around the world celebrate diversity in their teams and communities as part of Celebrate Diversity Month. Together we recognize and celebrate the unique attributes that each one of our teammates and residents brings to the table, to ensure we can enhance the lives of everyone we serve.

We invite you to read, watch, or listen to stories that expand awareness on diverse perspectives. Get our media list of movies, TV shows, books, and podcasts!

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Diversity Media List 2023
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For Adults

Activities of Daily Living by Lisa Hsiao Chen

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Being Heumann by Judith Heumann

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Courageous Conversations about Race by Glenn E. Singleton

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram Kendi

Life Isn’t Binary by Meg-John Barker and Alex Iantaffi

Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad

My Left Foot by Christy Brown

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by Erin Meyer

The Elephant Man by Christine Sparks

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias by Dolly Chugh

We Can’t Talk about That at Work! How to Talk about Race, Religion, Politics, and other Polarizing Topics by Mary Frances Winters

For Children

A Family is a Family by Sara O’Leary

All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold

Besos for Baby by Jen Arena

Happy in Our Skin by Fran Manushkin

Her Body Can by Ady Meschke and Katie Crenshaw

Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

Meet ClaraBelle Blue by Adiba Nelson

Miles is the Boss of His Body by Abbie Schiller and Samantha Counter

Pink is for Boys by Robb Pearlman

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o

Think Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison



For Adults

A Raisin in the Sun

For Colored Girls


Hidden Figures

Just Mercy

Love on the Spectrum


Switched at Birth

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Many Sides of Jane

The Sound of Music


West Side Story

12 Years a Slave

For Children

A Ballerina’s Tale

Akeelah and the Bee

Big Hero 6



Lilo and Stitch


Monsters University


Raya and the Last Dragon

Ruby Bridges

Remember the Titans


The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Little Mermaid (releasing May 2023)

The Princess and the Frog




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