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We Need To Talk : Getting Started

Companion Guide to the Panel Series, We Need To Talk, hosted in collaboration with Special Collections and the Oral History Center.

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About this Guide

This guide is intended to help you look at resources that may be helpful for further understanding topics you will come across in the course of this panel series. You will find ebooks, statistics, reference books, and popular sources to help you further deepen your knowledge.

What will be discussed in this Panel Series?

This virtual educational series will feature university and community experts discussing issues on race and seeking solutions for a more inclusive society.

Topics will include race-related media coverage, economics, health care, criminal justice, education, and how we move forward.


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Brittani Sterling
Subjects: Political Science

Resources Available in this Guide

This guide was originally created to focus a lens on the challenges faced by those in Las Vegas's historically African-American communities but has since evolved to encompass Las Vegas's myriad of diverse heritages and backgrounds! This guide is intended to open UNLV's collections to the community as well as to highlight the research, services, as well as the expertise of UNLV scholars, Las Vegas community fixtures, and students who are involved in sharing the lived experiences of those that make up our community! A multitude of resources are available to address different learning styles may also find these audio resources digestible in a different way than reading may be. If you have any suggestions for additional ways of learning or resources you might like to be added, please contact the guide creator at

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