Race/ Health/ Equity Resources


Article: McIntosh, P., & Wellesley College Center for Research on Women. (1988). White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (This essay is excerpted from Working Paper 189. “White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming To See Correspondences through Work in Women’s Studies”). 


Article: DiAngelo, R. (2011). White Fragility. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 3(3), 54–70. 


Video: Peggy McIntosh: TEDxTimberlaneSchools 2012: How to Recognize Your White Privilege and Use It To Fight Inequality

Video: Kate Burt, PhD, RDN: Understanding Privilege: A Primer on Privilege in Dietetics & Nutrition


Video: Robin DiAngelo on White Fragility (PBS)


Website: Racism Scale

Website: Understanding Race- Glossary

Implicit Bias

Article: How to Reduce Implicit Bias  


Article: Annual Reviews. (2020, June 4). Curbing implicit bias: what works and what doesn’t. Knowable Magazine: From Annual Reviews. 


Book: Banaji, M., & Greenwald, A. (2016). Blindspot (1st ed.). New York: Bantam Books.


Interactive: Implicit Association Test


Video: Serious Science: Implicit Association Test - Mahzarin Banaji 


Video: Implicit Racial Bias: How Unconscious Attitudes and Beliefs Influence Health Care- Dr. Janice Sabin 


Video: The Look

Race & History

Article: 'Illicit Cohabitation': Listen To 6 Stunning Moments From Loving V. Virginia: NPR.org. 


Book: Brodkin, K. (2000). How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race In America (1st ed.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.


Book: Guglielmo, J., & Salerno, S. (2003). Are Italians White? How Race Is Made In America (1st ed.). Hoboken: Taylor and Francis.


Book: Ignatiev, N. (2009). How the Irish Became White (1st ed.). New York: Routledge.


Interactive: RACE - History - Race in the U.S.A.: Understandingrace.org 

Video: Why the US has so many Filipino Nurses

Race & Healthcare
Race & Primary Care

Article: Dermatology Has a Problem with Skin Color

Article: Vyas, D. A., Eisenstein, L. G., & Jones, D. S. (2020). Hidden in Plain Sight — Reconsidering the Use of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms. New England Journal of Medicine, 231–234. 


Article: Torres, N. (2018, August 10). Research: Having a Black Doctor Led Black Men to Receive More Effective Care. Harvard Business Review. 

Article: Doctors' Unconscious Bias Affects Quality Of Health Care Services, Research Shows


Article: Genetics and BRCA in Primary Care


Interactive: Breast Cancer Genetics Screening Tool (B-RST) 

Video: The Tamale Lesson  

Race & Research

Article: Chae, D. H., Wang, Y., Martz, C. D., Slopen, N., Yip, T., Adler, N. E., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Lin, J., Matthews, K. A., Brody, G. H., Spears, E. C., Puterman, E., & Epel, E. S. (2020). Racial discrimination and telomere shortening among African Americans: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. Health Psychology, 39(3), 209–219. 


Article: Becker, K. (2017, April 24). Too Many Black Women Die From Breast Cancer. Why? | The Brink. Boston University. 


Book: Washington, H. (2006). Medical apartheid : the dark history of medical experimentation on Black Americans from colonial times to the present (1st ed.) (1st ed., pp. 61- 70, 355). New York: Doubleday.


Interview: 'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy. Fresh Air:  National Public Radio. 


Video: Center for Alaska Native Health Research  


Website: All of Us  


Website: Black Women's Health Study 


Website: Center for Alaska Native Health Research 


Website: Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research  


Website: Hispanic Community Health Study/ Study of Latinos (SOL): 

Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Central American, or South American  


Website: MASALA (Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America) Study   


Website: Pacific Islands Family Study  


Website: RESPOND Study (Research on Prostate Cancer in Men of African Ancestry: Defining the Roles of Genetics, Tumor Markers, and Social Stress) 


Website: Strong Heart Study: Native Families in AZ, ND, SD, OK 


Website: Tribal Epidemiology Centers 


Article: Guide to responding to Microaggressions (Nadal, K. (2014). A guide to responding to microaggressions. CUNY Forum, 2(1), 71-76)  


Article: Responding to Microaggressions and Bias ( Adapted from: Goodman, D. (2011). Promoting Diversity and Social Justice: Educating People from Privileged Groups. New York: Routledge)  


Article: Sue, D. W., Alsaidi, S., Awad, M. N., Glaeser, E., Calle, C. Z., & Mendez, N. (2019). Disarming racial microaggressions: Microintervention strategies for targets, White allies, and bystanders. American Psychologist, 74(1), 128–142. 


Interview: Microaggressions Are A Big Deal: How To Talk Them Out And When To Walk Away (NPR)