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Welcome to the resources page for the Center of Multicultural Affairs. If you have information that you think we should add, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

CORE Digital Library

What is it?

The CORE Digital Library (CDL) is an online resource created and maintained by our staff that pertains to social justice issues related to race and ethnicity. This library includes news articles, academic articles, books, podcasts, videos, and other forms of digital media.

Who is it for?

The CDL is primarily for students, faculty, and staff at Eastern Michigan University (EMU), as some of our resources do require an EMU NetID login. Although, people who are not part of the EMU community cannot access all of the resources here, we still encourage people to use this page as a starting point to help them find resources.

Why does this exist?

The phrase “Google is free” is often said in social justice circles when we talk about people educating themselves, yet that could be problematic as it may be difficult to recognize which is a reliable source. This library exists as tool for those who have questions about movements such as the Black Lives Matter movement, or any other question pertaining to social justice issues related to race and ethnicity.

Contact us!

We would love to hear any questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, or other feedback you have for the CDL. The CDL is ever growing and we would love to hear community suggestions for what should be included. Please send us an email at [email protected] and mention “CDL” in the subject line so that we can make sure to read it and respond.


Latino/Hispanic Resources

Native American/American Indian Resources

  • Native American Resource Sites
  • American Indian Library Association
  • American Native Press Archives - This site provides research materials documenting all aspects of life among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and First Nations of Canada. Along with the American Native Press Archives, the Center documents contemporary Native American communities by creating, maintaining, and providing to the public the most comprehensive collection possible of Native newspapers, periodicals, and other publications; maintaining Native manuscripts and special collections; and acquiring other materials related to Native communities, press history, and literature. The Center serves tribal communities and the general public by developing and maintaining the means of accessing the content of these collections and by providing educational resources through various media and public programming. ANPA stands today as one of the world's largest repositories of Native thought.
  • Native Videos -These award winning, celebrated videos used by thousands of institutions such as libraries, universities and Native Nations for “public viewing” as well as by individuals for “home use”.
  • National Museum of the American Indian

African American Resources

Asian/Pacific – Islander Resources

The Center of Race & Ethnicity is part of Diversity & Community Involvement