OIE Diversity Newslinks


Diversity Newslinks is a web-based publication of the Duke University Office for Institutional Equity and provides up-to-date information related to issues of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence in healthcare, higher education and areas that impact our workplaces and communities. We cover a broad range of topics and provide a balance of theory and practical advice. Book reviews are also included in each issue. Please subscribe to be notified when a new issue is released.

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Featured Book


Sundown Towns

Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism


By James W. Loewen


Publisher: New Press, Touchstone
Publication Dates: 2005, 10/3/2006

In this groundbreaking work, bestselling sociologist James W. Loewen, author of the national bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me, brings to light decades of hidden racial exclusion in America. More in our current issue.

Women's History


Women's History Month

March is the National Women's History Month


The National Women’s History Month theme for 2016 honors women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their public service and government leadership.

Although often overlooked and undervalued, collectively they have dramatically influenced our public policy and the building of viable institutions and organizations. More in our current issue.


Duke Spotlight


Mary Lou Williams Center

Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture

Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

By Chandra Guinn, Director

During our biennial “Roots to Rights: Black and Jewish Spring Break” trip into the heart of the South, we visit many sites of the Civil Rights struggle. As we are currently preparing to travel with Duke students, the 2016 national Black History Month theme, Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories provides deep inspiration. More in our current issue.

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