Information and Recommendations

Looking to expand your knowledge relating to and in support of BIPOC peoples? You’ve come to the right place! Here’s our collection of resources to support the BIPOC community at unimelb; curated by the department’s officers, the committee, and most importantly YOU. We’ve gathered a plethora of resources of varying media types for you to consume; from fictional books to Instagram activists to local shops to support, we’ve got your back. We regularly update this space so stay tuned!

P.S. If you have a suggestion that you think fits well into this page let us know via email!

To Read


Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Her body and other parties

by Carmen Maria Machado

The Namesake (Indian family tries to hold onto traditions in America while raising a family) | Jhumpa lahiri, Good books, Books

The namesake

by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The hate you give

by Angie Thomas

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi


by Marjane Satrapi


Hey Mum, What's a Half-Caste? By Lorraine McGee-Sippel

Hey Mum, What’s a Half-caste?

by Lorraine McGee-Sippel

Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe

Dark emu

by Bruce Pascoe

Not Racist' Isn't The Same As 'Anti-Racist' For Ibram X. Kendi

How to be an anti-racist

by Ibram X. Kendi

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women White Feminists Forgot by Mikki Kendall

Hood feminism

by Mikki Kendall

Mixed Feelings: Poems and Stories by Avan Jogia

Mixed feelings

by Ivan Jogia

What a time to be alone by Chidera Eggerue

What a time to be alone

by Chimera Eggerue

Abolish Silicon Valley by Wendy Liu

Abolish Silicon Valley

by Wendy Liu


To Watch



To Visit



To Purchase

Amplify bookstore 

Diversify your bookshelf


An indie bookstore founded by BIPOC featuring books by BIPOC authors; Amplify is “a space dedicated to making it easier for you to find BIPOC authors and books where you can see yourself reflected in”.