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Diversity Links

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The Diversity Style Guide is a resource to "help journalists and other media professionals cover a complex, multicultural world with accuracy, authority and sensitivity. This guide, a project of the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism at San Francisco State University, brings together definitions and information from more than two dozen style guides, journalism organizations and other resources.

National Association of Black Journalists

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Asian American Journalists Association

Native American Journalists Association

National Gay Journalists Association

National Association for Minorities in Communications

U.S. Commision on Civil Rights
Clearinghouse for several diversity issues.

Anti-Defamation League
Organization has background information on various hate groups and terrorists.
Warehouse site uses news stories and depth reporting to cover diversity in the business world.

Not your garden-variety politics site, but you can search a superb database on human rights issues by country or topic.

Diversity Style Guide
"A resource to help journalists and other media professionals cover a complex, multicultural world with accuracy, authority and sensitivity. The guide includes terms and phrases related to race/ethnicity; religion; sexual orientation; gender identity; age and generation; drugs and alcohol; and physical, mental and cognitive disabilities."

The Center for Immigration Studies
This site features the latest statistical research on the immigrant population, including an updated news archive.

Black Blog Watch: Tracking the Best Black Blogs
Searchable site offers recommendations of nearly 100 political and social commentary blogs the site editors choose.

PBS' Power of an Illusion
Explore traits of all races. Site includes many interesting statistics and facts.

ReligionLink: A Guide to African-Americans and Religion
A guide to experts and organizations on African-Americans and religion, from scholars to pastors, from gospel to hip-hop, from civil rights to family issues, from Christianity to Islam.

Human Rights Watch

Unity Conference
A video-based site dealing with human rights issues. Very cool.

Southern Poverty Law Center
Offers links, books and background on tolerance issues.
Part of the Southern Poverty Law Center site.

Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance
Multimedia resources on the Holocaust, hate sites and related topics.

Bayard Rustin History
Online historical site about the civil rights leader.

The New York Times on the Web: How Race is Lived in America
A landmark series on race relations in America, and how it affects almost every aspect of life but is little understood or discussed.'s Diversity Digest
Links to dozens of articles on diversity issues around the country. Diversity Links

Poynter: Covering Immigrants When You Don't Speak Their Language

South Asian Journalists Association: Tips for Covering India Parliament Tragedy
Tips and ideas for those covering the attack by gunmen on India's parliament.

Native American Rhymes
A history site full of great, hard-to-find facts.
News and commentary that's not in the mainstream press.

South Asian Journalists Association: Experts on India's Parliament
Links to journalists in South Asia available to help cover the story and U.S.-based sources who are experts on the region.

National Coalition on Racism in Sports and the Media
Focuses on teams and schools using Native American nicknames.

Native News Online
Clearinghouse of stories on Native American issues.
Clearinghouse of stories on Latino issues.

News Watch Diversity Style Guide
A project of the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism of the San Francisco State University Journalism Department and a collaboration of various minority journalists groups, this site is filled with tips and ideas.

New California Media
An association of more than 400 ethnic organizations.
News and updates site from the Tribune company.

SPJ: Rainbow Sourcebook
A dynamite tool that allows you to search for resources on a variety of social and diversity issues.

The New Comunity
"The mission of the Center for New Community is to revitalize community toward democracy, justice and racial equality -- because everyone matters."

International Coalition of Historic Site Museums of Conscience

The Intelligence Project
From the Southern Poverty Law Center, this site compiles studies, statistics, lists of hate groups, etc.

African Burial Ground
This site looks at the graveyard containing the remains of more than 400 17th- and 18th-century African in New York and how they should pay respects to them.

BET Network
News and programming from Black Entertainment Television.

Shattered! 50 Years of Silence
An informative site about the Romanian Holocaust.

Fight for Your Rights
MTV site covers race, social issues.

Digital Divide

PBS Frontline: Race and Religion

IndyPressNY's Ethnic Press Guide

NewsWatch Style Guide for Covering Minorities

SAJA Stylebook

Prime Point Foundation
The only non-profit trust promoted by any Indian public relations agency for promoting pr and communication awareness.

American Family Immigration History Center
A cool database that helps you trace immigration through NYC. Example: Enter the name of a passenger who came to America through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.

International Civil Rights Center and Museum

State Library of North Carolina: African-American History Database
Education and religion in post-Emancipation America. Free content includes biographies, and institutions databases, or you can purchase a book.

The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed
More than 2,500 pages on black history.

Chicago Tribune: Race in America

NYU's Race in Sports Site

Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)
Research, links to related stories and more.
Part of the Southern Poverty Law Center, this site offers news updates and an interactive tolerance quiz.

African-American Sites in the Digital Collections of the Library of Congress Gay Marriage Issue
A clearinghouse of stories and links on the topic.

Native Times
A site for African-American news targeted for middle- and upper-income families.

Diversity Job Board
The site's goal is to "make a connection between job seekers and recruiters and to provide a strong Diversity brand for its Corporate members. This connection is accomplished by providing job seekers with thousands of positions to search for, matching many different professional sectors and experience levels.
Site features a search engine that produces results focused on African-American web users. It's done by mapping ZIP codes with large black populations to determine results. The site also features news, employment related options as well.
Traces the history of Hispanics in the big leagues.

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies


National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications

National Association of Minority Media Executives

Reporting Civil Rights

PBS: Soldiers Without Swords -- The Black Press

ASNE Diversity Resources
Diversity resources from the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

Maynard Institute
Covers diversity issues in journalism.

Latin American Journalism Handbook

Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism

No Train, No Gain Diversity Resources


FCC Diversity Resource Directory

LSU: The Forum on Media Diversity

Freedom Forum: Newsroom Diversity

National Association of Minority Media Executives

National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications

Poynter Online's Diversity Resources

National Federation of Press Women

American Women in Radio and Television

Center for Education and Study of Diverse Populations

Immigration Blog
Web site for Ebony and Jet magazines, which cover African-American culture, celebrity and lifestyle.

U.S. Census: Facts for Black History Month

MLK Day Links

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project
This site from Stanford is a "research effort to assemble and disseminate historical information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr. and the social movements in which he participated." Includes text and audio of speeches, links, bio, publications and life chronology. Front page has a nice set of "Frequently Asked Documents" links.
MLK history, media information and information on current and past celebrations (includes dates, locations and times).

Seattle Times: Martin Luther King Bio
This in-depth biographical information was created to mark the 70th anniversary of King's birth. Includes a King timeline, civil rights timeline, photos, background and more. Day of Service
An official 2002 holiday celebration site full of national news and resources about the day.

The King's Beloved Community Site
Group committed to preserving King's legacy and carrying his work forward.

History and Politics Out Loud
A database of famous political speeches, including John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Winston Churchill and Richard Nixon. Search by speech title, speaker's name or date. Note: Your browser may need plug-ins to hear the audio.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
See how the Atlanta paper is covering the celebrations.

LSU's MLK Writings Bibliography Civil Rights Movement Timeline MLK Day
Some basic background links.'s MLK Page
This site helps families broaden their knowledge of King's life and legacy as they celebrate his birthday. Includes quizzes, resources, activities and background on Black history.

Black History Month

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Includes report cards, polls and several studies.

U.S. Census: Facts for Black History Month

Gale Group: Black History Month Resources
Biographies, timelines, reading list, quizzes, links and literature.

African-American Mosaic
The Library of Congress site called the Study of Black History and Culture.

Tulane's Amistad Research Center
The largest independent African-American archives in the United States.

African-American Newspapers

U.S. Army: History of Black Military Service
Features and background from different eras in U.S. history.

50th Anniversary of Integration of the Armed Forces
Chronology, links, multimedia from 1998. This year is the 54th anniversary of military integration.

Black History: Exploring African-American Issues on the Web

Christine's Genealogy Research
An archive of articles pertaining to African-American Research, including more than 100 wills of New World Slave Owners from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Southern Poverty Law Center
Alabama-based firm offers curriculum resources, Teaching Tolerance magazine, etc.

Infoplease: Black History Month Links Black History Month (1998) Black History Calendar

Civil Rights Movement Veterans
Personal testimony and contact information from veterans of the Southern Freedom Movement. It features, a related links page about the movement, bibliography, discussions, a memorial page and an area where veterans can post information about themselves.

African-American Related Resources

LSU's African-American History Bibliography


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