Race & Health Equity Resources
Interview: 'Me and White Supremacy' Helps You Do the Work of Dismantling Racism (NPR)
Podcast: Brene Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Anti-Racist
Podcast: Brene Brown with Austin Channing Brown on I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in the World Made for Whiteness
Podcast: Brene Brown on Shame and Accountability
Podcast: Code Switch (NPR)
Video: How to Respect My Ethnic Name | A guide
Video: Ibram Kendi TED2020: The difference between being “not racist” and antiracist
Video: How to tell someone what they said was racist
Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Words That Don’t Belong to Everyone
Website: Talking About Race (National Museum of African American History & Culture)
Book: Kendi, I. X., & Lukashevsky, A. (2020b). Antiracist Baby. Penguin Young Readers Group.
Video Playlist: Sesame Street in Communities | Racial Justice
Video: As Early As Five | End Race-Based Hair Discrimination
Video: Letters for Black Lives (A letter from young Asian Americans to their families)
Video: Black Parents Explain How to Deal With The Police
Article: Harmon, A. (2021, November 1). BIPOC or POC? Equity or equality? The debate over language on the left. The New York Times.
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: What Is Anti-Racism?
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: Understanding Race- Glossary
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: What Is Bias, and What Can Medical Professionals Do to Address It?- Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
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 & Genetics
Article: Krisch, J. A. (2014, October 13). When racism was a science. The New York Times.
Interview: The Franklin Institute: Does Race Exist?
Video: Dorothy Roberts: TEDMED 2015: The Problem with Race-Based Medicine
Definitions of Race
Interactive: What Census Calls Us: A Historical Timeline: Pew Research Center’s Social & Demographic Trends Project
Video: Distilled Demographics: What Is Race?: Population Reference Bureau
Video: Latino vs Hispanic - Constructing a New America: University of California Television
Video: How Do Perceptions of Race Differ in Brazil and the United States?
Race & History
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
Interactive: 'Illicit Cohabitation': Listen To 6 Stunning Moments From Loving V. Virginia: NPR.org.
Race & Lived Experience
Article: Roberts, D. C. (2020). The elephant in the room. Nursing, 50(12), 42–46.
Article: de Oliveira, C. (2017). One Woman’s Fight to Claim Her ‘Blackness’ in Brazil. Foreign Policy
Article: Alford, N. S. (2020, February 9). Why some black Puerto Ricans choose ‘white’ on the census. The New York Times.
Book: Iyer, D. (2015). We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future (1st ed.). New York: The New Press.
Interactive: A Conversation on Race- A series of short films about identity in America: The New York Times
Interview: 'Daily Show' Host Writes About Growing Up Biracial In South Africa. Morning Edition: NPR.org
Podcast: Angela Tucker on Transracial Adoptions
Video: José Vs. Joe: Who Gets A Job?
Video: Black Men Have the Shortest Lifespans of Any Americans. This Theory Explains Why.
Video: Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man
Video: Marley (2012- Trailer)
Race & Healthcare
Race & Primary Care
Article: For black women, new online prediction tool could reduce breast cancer deaths. (2021, October 26). Boston University.
Article: Park J, Saha S, Chee B, Taylor J, Beach MC. Physician Use of Stigmatizing Language in Patient Medical Records. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(7):e2117052.
Article: Rabin, R. C. (2020, August 30). Dermatology has a problem with skin color. The New York Times.
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.
Video: The Tamale Lesson
Social Determinants of Health
Article: Shonkoff, J. P. (2021). How racism in early life can affect long-term health. Knowable Magazine.
Interactive: Take The ACE Quiz — And Learn What It Does And Doesn't Mean: NPR.org.
Podcast: Health and Housing: Mary Bassett and Nancy Krieger on redlining
Video: 2019 IHI National Forum Keynote Address: Quality, Mercy, and the Moral Determinants of Health
Video: Social Determinants of Health (Let’s Learn Public Health)
Video: Nadine Burke Harris: TEDMED 2014: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.
Racial Health Disparities
Article: Radley, D. C., Baumgartner, J. C., Collins, S. R., Zephyrin, L., & Schneider, E. C. (2021). Achieving racial and ethnic equity in U.S. health care: A scorecard of state performance. Commonwealth Fund.
Article: Rae Ellen Bichell, C. A. (2021, June 8). Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated. Kaiser Health News.
Article: Warner, J. (2021, April 30). Psychiatry confronts its racist past, and tries to make amends. The New York Times.
Article: Daley, J. (2020, July 20). After Surgery, Black Children Are More Likely to Die Than White Children. Scientific American.
Article: Sun, M., Oliwa, T., Peek, M. E., & Tung, E. L. (2022). Negative patient descriptors: Documenting racial bias in the electronic health record. Health Affairs (Project Hope)
Interview: How Racial Bias in Healthcare Kills 80,000 People Each Year. The Leonard Lopate Show: WNYC
Video: Race-Based Inequalities in Health Insurance & Health Outcomes (Brookings Institute)
Video: David R. Williams: TEDMED 2016: How Racism Makes Us Sick
Video: Cancer Health Disparities: National Cancer Institute.
Video: Lisa Cooper TEDxBaltimore 2014: Tackling ethnic health disparities
Video: AANCART: The National Center for Reducing Asian Cancer Health Disparities- Dr. Moon Chen Discusses Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer in the Asian American Community.
Race & Maternal Health
Article: Johnson, J. D., Asiodu, I. V., McKenzie, C. P., Tucker, C., Tully, K. P., Bryant, K., Verbiest, S., & Stuebe, A. M. (2019). Racial and ethnic inequities in postpartum pain evaluation and management. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 134(6), 1155–1162.
Article: Tikkanen, R., Gunja, M. Z., FitzGerald, M., & Zephyrin, L. (2020). Maternal mortality and maternity care in the United States compared to 10 other developed countries. Commonwealth Fund.
Article: Roeder, A. (2019). America Is Failing its Black Mothers. Harvard Public Health.
Article: Scheier, R. (2020, September 17). Black women turn to midwives to avoid COVID and ‘feel cared for.’ Kaiser Health News.
Article: Liggett, A. (2020, October 8). ‘The day I was reduced to a Black birthing body.’ A doctor reflects on pregnancy. Kuow.Org.
Video: Miriam Zoila Perez: TEDWomen 2016 How Racism Harms Pregnant Women- and What Can Help
Video: ‘This is not a new crisis’: How one Midwife is working to change maternal mortality rates
Book: Owens, D. C. (2018). Medical bondage: Race, gender, and the origins of American gynecology. University of Georgia Press.
Race & COVID
Audio: No, the Tuskegee study is not the top reason some Black Americans question the COVID-19 vaccine.
Article: Eligon, J. (2020, December 24). Black doctor dies of covid-19 after complaining of racist treatment. The New York Times.
Article: Wallis, C. (2020, June 12). Why Racism, Not Race, Is a Risk Factor for Dying of COVID-19. Scientific American.
Video: In this six-part series, USA TODAY investigates how racism fuels COVID-19 deaths
Video: UCLA Prof. Explains Racism’s Role in the Coronavirus Crisis (February 2020)
Website: The Color of Coronavirus: COVID19 Deaths by Race & Ethnicity in the US
Race & Research
Article: Canty, Lucinda PhD, RN, CNM; Nyirati, Christina PhD, RN; Taylor, Valorie MN, RN; Chinn, Peggy L. PhD, RN, FAAN An Overdue Reckoning on Racism in Nursing, AJN, American Journal of Nursing: February 2022 - Volume 122 - Issue 2 - p 26-34
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.
Website: APM Research Lab, Roots Beyond Race, 2019
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
Definitions of Racism
Video: The CDC Says Racism Is A Public Health Threat. Here's What It Means
Video: Cynthia Silva Parker: TEDxSarasota 2014: Racism -- what will it take to end it?.
Video: Camara Jones: TEDxEmory 2014: Allegories on race and racism.
Video: What are structural, institutional and systemic racism? [ABC7 News]
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)
Racism & History
Audio: Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country
Audio: 50 Years Ago, Medicare Helped To Desegregate Hospitals
Book: Lepore, J. (2019). These truths: A history of the United States. WW Norton.
Book: Dunbar-Ortiz, R. (2015). An indigenous peoples’ history of the United States. Beacon Press.
Book: Zinn, H. (2003). A people's history of the United States (20th ed.). New York: HarperCollins Publishers.
Interactive: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: Pbs.org.
Interactive: Interactive Redlining Map Zooms In On America's History Of Discrimination: NPR.org.
Interactive: Invasion of America- How the United States Took Over an Eighth of the World: eHistory.org.
Interview: America's Forgotten History Of Mexican-American 'Repatriation': NPR.org.
Podcast: America’s Caste System Is 400 Years Old. That Doesn’t Change Overnight.
Podcast: Seeing White- Scene on Radio.
Podcast: The 1619 Project
Video: The Story of ‘White’ and ‘Colored’ Blood
Video: Slavery in the US, By the Numbers
Video: How the US stole thousands of Native American children
Video: 13th (2016- Full Film)