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Race, Ethnicity and Health Care - Reports, fact sheets, explainers from the Kaiser Family Foundation

Race and Race Relations
Breathing Race into the Machine - Lundy Braun
Two Nations: Black and White, separate, hostile, and unequal - Andrew Hacker
Rage of the Privileged Class - Ellis Cose
Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria - Beverly Tatum
The Mismeasure of Man - Jay Gould
Faces from the Bottom of the Well - Derick Bell
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Frederick Douglass
The Color of Law: A Forgottn History of How Our Government Segregated America - Richard Rothstein
Assimilation Blues: Black Families in White Communities, Who Succeeds and Why - Beverly Tatum
Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism - James W. Lowewen
Blink - Malcolm Gladwell
How to be an Antiracist - Ibram X Kendi
Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul - Eddie Glaude Jr
The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America - Ibram X Kendi
White Fragility - Robin DiAngelo
So You Want to Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oluo
Divided Sisters - Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell
The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Hurston
They Can't Kill Us All - Wesley Lowery
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
Fatal Intervention - Dorothy Roberts
Locking Up Our Own - James Forman
The Miner's Canary - Lani Guiner and Gerald Torres
The Wretched of the Earth - Frantz Fanon

Implicit Bias
Be the Person You Mean to Be - Dolly Chugh
Biased - Jennifer Eberhardt
Blindspot - Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald
Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
Weapons of Math Destruction - Cathy O'Neil
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism - Safiya Noble

African and African American History and Culture
The African Origin of Civilization - Chiek Ante Diop
From Slavery to Freedom - John Hope Franklin
They Came Before Columbus - Ivan Van Sertima

The Daily Bruin

Museum Exhibits
Becoming Los Angeles @ Natural History Museum

The Racial Wealth Gap (Netflix)
The Hate U Give
Good Hair

1619 - New York Times
About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge
Code Switch - NPR
Intersectionality Matters! - Kimberle Crenshaw
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast - Race Forward
Pod for the Cause - Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Pod Save the People - Crooked Media
Seeing White - Scene On Radio
Scene on Radio Season 1: Seeing White
Black Americans and the Racist Architecture of Homeownership: Code Switch – NPR
How Systemic Racism Continues to Determine Black Health and Wealth in Chicago

Research, Journal Articles, and Academia
Black Men in White Coats
Blue Eyed Brown Eyed Children
Preschool Teacher Bias
NEJM - How Structural Racism Works? 
NEJM "Perspectives"

Impact of Race on Quality of Asthma Care
The Truth About the Confederacy in the United States, Jeffrey Robinson
White Fragility Robin DiAngelo for the City of Oakland
White Fragility Robin DiAngelo at the University of Washington
Ibram X Kendi: Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America for the American Historical Association

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research Anti-Racism Resources
UCLA resources for racial trauma

Take Action
Anti-Racist Calendar
Commit to Change
Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of Color
White People 4 Black Lives
Black Lives Matter
American Civil Liberties Union
Register to Vote

News Articles
In counties with more Black doctors, Black people live longer, ‘astonishing’ study finds
John Cho op-ed: Coronavirus reminds Asian Americans like me that our belonging is conditional
Confronting Racism in Pediatric Care: A primary care pediatrician calls on his profession to address racism in pediatric care (Health Affairs)
From Race-based to Race-conscious Medicine: How Anti-racist Uprisings Call us to Act (the Lancet)
The Economic Burden of Racial, Ethnic, and Educational Health Inequities in the US (JAMA)
Black Representation in the Primary Care Physician Workforce and its Association with Population Life Expectancy and Mortality Rates in the U.S. (JAMA Network Open)

Racism and Pain
This is a module from the American Medical Association that explores the history of racist beliefs about pain tolerance in people of color, with specific focus on perceptions of Black people's pain and the education and training of health care professionals across history and currently.
Pain and Racism in Medicine and Health Care: Historical Foundations of Racism in Medicine

Silicosis in Countertop Cutters
There has been failure to protect countertop cutters (in Southern California, predominantly young Latino men) from silicosis, a preventable life-threatening condition. Read more about the blood, sweat and death behind what's in your kitchen and what's being done about it.
Ancient Lung Disease Strikes Countertop Cutters in Southern California

Academic Medicine/Grants
Racial inequity in grant funding from the US National Institutes of Health
Gender inequity in diseases funded by US National Institutes of Health
Gender inequity in academic medicine

Language, Narrative, and Concepts
AAMC Resource