Carnegie Mellon University

Tepper Together

Commit to Change.

Black Lives Matter. We pay our respects to the deaths of unarmed Black and African Americans and the ongoing injustice against persons/people of color by acknowledging the need for systemic change on a local and national level. Our commitment to education includes providing resources for support, continued growth within our community, and a call to action. 

Books to Read

Take Action

Historical Perspective

Criminal Justice System

Feminism and Intersectionality

Fiction and Literature

Movies and TV Shows to Watch

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy 
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent
  • King In The Wilderness — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

Organizations to Follow on Social Media

Carnegie Mellon Resources

Counseling Services

If you are a student and would like support, please contact the Carnegie Mellon University Counseling and Psychological Services. Counselors are available for phone by calling 412-268-2922 as well as by video counseling appointments via the website. The university’s Employee Assistance Program also offers confidential counseling and referrals for our staff and faculty. To schedule an appointment with an Employee Assistance counselor, please contact 844-744-1370.

Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion

The Carnegie Mellon Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion provides space, programs, and services for CMU students, particularly those from historically marginalized groups. 

Tepper Community & Inclusion Fund

This fund provides funding for events, programs, and initiatives that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. Make a donation to the fund to support these programs.

Tepper Events

Check the calendar of events for opportunities to learn or engage with the community. Or contact us to suggest an event to add to the calendar.

Bias Reporting

For information and support on reporting a bias incident, log in to the Report-It platform using the username: tartans and password: plaid.