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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on beliefs, actions, movements, and policies adopted or developed to oppose racism.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Action plan for anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion, September 8, 2020

Identifier: A14_DEI_Action_Plan_for_Anti-Racism_20200908
Scope and Contents The Action Plan for Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will engage the entire Middlebury community in fostering access, equity, inclusion, and full participation in the life of the institution for students, staff, faculty, and alumni. The plan identifies and will eliminate barriers to access, equity, and inclusion, including racism, ableism, heterosexism, cissexism, classism, sexism, and all forms of othering. The plan is a living document which invites engagement: some projects...
Dates: September 8, 2020

Community responses to anti-Black racism and police violence

Identifier: C-183
Scope and Contents

Collection contains social media posts, website crawls, and other born-digital materials produced by the Middlebury College community and collected by Special Collections beginning in May, 2020, following the murder of George Floyd by police. The collection includes responses and statements by academic departments, student clubs and organizations, athletic teams, and more.

Dates: May, 2020-

Concerned students of Middlebury, 2020-

Identifier: s2_concerned_students_of_middlebury
Scope and Contents

Includes an archived Instagram account; an open letter written by Black@Midd on June 3, 2020 in response to President Laurie Patton's campus-wide email sent on May 31, 2020 regarding COVID-19 and the murder of George Floyd; January 2021 Statement and Resolutions from the Concerned Students of Middlebury; January 2021 resolutions; and petitions; bylaws; constitutions; and copies of other emails.

Dates: 2020-

Confederate flag in mural hung in Crossroads report, October 26, 2020

Identifier: a5_cbrt_confederate_flag_crossroads_20201026
Scope and Contents Report produced by the Community Bias Response Team (CBRT) regarding a complaint made about a Confederate flag visible in a mural hanging in Crossroads Cafe entitled "Juxtaposed Realities." Juxtaposed Realities was created in 2007 in partnership between visiting scholar and artist Duda Penteado and members of the Middlebury College community. Penteado invited Middlebury students, faculty, and staff to envisage, “What does it mean to have social change at Middlebury?” This mural,...
Dates: October 26, 2020

Episode 5: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, September 15, 2020

Identifier: A28_AV_Leaning_Into_Discomfort_Episode_5_20200915
Scope and Contents This episode features members of the DEI Committee (including several alumni) who discuss topics such as kneeling for the national anthem, mistakes they’ve made while doing anti-racism work, and common barriers to inclusive spaces. The episode is moderated by Ali Paquette, Assistant Director of Athletics Communications, and features members of the Athletics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee including Dave Caputi, Class of 1981 and assistant football coach; Erin Quinn, Class of 1986...
Dates: September 15, 2020

Episode 6: The assumptions we make, October 6, 2020

Identifier: a28_leaning_into_discomfort_episode_6_20201006
Scope and Contents

Episode 6 of Leaning Into Discomfort with Middlebury Athletics featuring Rene Wells, Director of Education for Equity and Inclusion; Kate Livesay, Women's Lacrosse Coach; Alana Kornaker, Class of 2022; Alex Elias, Class of 2008 and Men's Soccer Coach; and Griffin Price, Class of 2021. During the episode, the participants discuss fostering inclusive environments in Middlebury Athletics and the assumptions that are made about them and that they make about others.

Dates: October 6, 2020

Episode 9: The anthem and the flag, December 4, 2020

Identifier: a28_leaning_into_discomfort_episode_9_20201204
Scope and Contents

In the ninth episode of Leaning into Discomfort, members of the Middlebury basketball and football teams discuss the decision to kneel or stand for the national anthem when played before games. This episode features head men's basketball coach Jeff Brown, head football coach Bob Ritter (Class of 1982), Adisa Majors (Class of 2018), Pete Huggins (Class of 2021) and Michael Carr (Class of 2020).

Dates: December 4, 2020

Episode 11, Part I: Code surfing, February 9, 2021

Identifier: a28_leaning_into_discomfort_episode_11_2021-02-09
Scope and Contents

Episode 11 of Leaning into Discomfort with Middlebury Athletics features Associate Professor of Dance, Christal Brown, and Andrew Plumley, Class of 2011 and former member of the Middlebury College football and basketball teams, as they discuss code switching and code surfing.

Dates: February 9, 2021

Episode 11, Part II: Same, but different, February 8, 2021

Identifier: a28_leaning_into_discomfort_episode_11_p2_2021-02-8
Scope and Contents

Episode 11 of Leaning into Discomfort with Middlebury Athletics features Associate Professor of Dance, Christal Brown, and Andrew Plumley, Class of 2011 and former member of the Middlebury College football and basketball teams, as they discuss code switching and code surfing; interracial relationships, marriage, and friendships; being Black in Vermont;

Dates: February 8, 2021

Episode 16: President Laurie Patton, Coach Martin Beatty '84, and Ellie Thompson '22, 2021 May 26

Identifier: a28_leaning_into_discomfort_episode_16_2021-05-26
Scope and Contents

A year after the murder of George Floyd, Middlebury College President Laurie Patton, head track and field coach Martin Beatty, Class of 1984, and Ellie Thompson, Class of 2022, reflect on what has happened since and their hopes for the future. Subjects discussed include DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives at Middlebury, SAOC (Student Athletes of Color), and the Twilight Project.

Dates: 2021 May 26

Magdaleno, Evelyn (Class of 2024), 2023

Identifier: c181_Magdaleno_Evelyn_Vasquez-Mitra_Ambar_2023
Scope and Contents 1 .wav file containing oral history interview with Evelyn Magdaleno, Class of 2024, conducted by Special Collections Oral History Intern, Ambar Vasquez-Mitra, Class of 2025.Introduction. Chicago Posse Scholar 24'. JusTalks Coordinator. (0:08); Office of Education of Diversity Equity and Inclusion. Anti Racist Content Manager. Freedom Dreaming. (0:49); Covid At Middlebury. Culture shock.Rural area. Covid Restrictions. Lack of Connection in Student Body. Online Classes (1:40);...
Dates: 2023

Off-campus podcast episode 9: Film and antiracism , July 17, 2020

Identifier: S9_AV_Off-Campus_Episode_9_Film_and_Antiracism_20200717
Scope and Contents

Episode description: "Sadie Housberg and Caroline King speak with filmmaker and film Professor Natasha Ngaiza on what it means to be critical in watching films during the Black Lives Matter Movement."

Dates: July 17, 2020

Schedule of teach ins, 2020 March

Identifier: s6_murray_2020
Scope and Contents List of teach ins scheduled for March 31, the date of Charles Murray's lecture on campus, three years following the March 2nd protest in 2017. Students and faculty were encouraged to host and attend teach ins that focused on anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-classist, anti-xenophobic and anti-pseudoscientific material in protest of Charles Murray's lecture. See February 27, 2020 letter entitled, "A call to strike on March 31: A letter to faculty from students." Charles Murray's...
Dates: 2020 March

Skin Deep Magazine, 1993-

 File — Box S9 Misc.
Identifier: S9
Scope and Contents

Begins with Volume 1, Number 1.

Dates: Other: 1993-

Twilight project, 2020-2023

Identifier: A20_twilight_project
Scope and Contents

Includes founding documents, archived Web content, meeting minutes, diaries, and other materials produced by Middlebury students, faculty, and staff between 2020 and 2023 as part of the Twilight Project.

Dates: 2020-2023