Understanding Bias and Privilege
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack – Peggy McIntosh
Racial Bias Test – this will help you understand what your biases are for yourself
University of Southern California’s Diversity Toolkit: A Guide to Discussing Identity, Power, and Privilege
89 Racial Equity Resources for Healthcare, Education, and Communities:
The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, a teacher named Jane Elliott designed what became known as the Blue Eyes – Brown Eyes exercise. Elliott demonstrated how quickly people fall into patterns of privilege and preference.
News and Feature Articles
Walking While Black – Garnette Cadogan
The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism – Audre Lorde
When Feminism Is White Supremacy in Heels – Rachel Elizabeth Cargle
- Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? – by Beverly Daniel Tatum
- I’m Still Here – Austin Channing Brown
- Whistling Vivaldi – Claude M Steele
- Me and White Supremacy – Layla F Saad
- So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo
- Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
- The Fire This Time – Jesmyn Ward
- Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
- White Fragility – Robin Diangelo, PhD
- Caste – Isabel Wilkerson
Here is a list of independent black-owned bookstores.
‘Whistling Vivaldi’ And Beating Stereotypes – National Public Radio
Well-Meaning White People – Smartest Person in the Room with Laura Tremaine
A Decade Of Watching Black People Die – Code Switch from National Public Radio
How to Be an Antiracist – Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi
Black Voices in Health Care – The Nocturnists
13th (Ava DuVernay documentary)
How We Can Win (David Jones)
Reimagining Policing in the Wake of Continued Police Violence (My Brother’s Keeper virtual townhall)
Redlining: Getting to the Roots | EduEquity Webinar Series (Jacque Starks of DEI Transformation Doctor and Roy Whitmore, PhD Author of Misled: Hidden Colors of America, and program chair for the College of Business & Information Technology at University of Phoenix)
White Privilege – Kyla Lacey
How Racism Makes Us Sick – David R. William, Ted Talk’s TedMed
Valor In The Face of Racism – The History Makers
UNAC/UHCP 2023 scholarship applications are open through May 5.
Education is critical to the advancement of our professions. In our mission to clear pathways for students who underrepresented in the health care field, we have compiled these lists of organizations and opportunities that support black students.
Links to ongoing scholarship opportunities:
Organizations dedicated to opportunities for black health care professionals:
Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.
122 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10168
(888) 281-3574 Fax
Association of Minority Health Professions School,Inc.
1190 West Druid Hills Dr. Suite 7-50
Atlanta, GA 30329
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
209 3rd St, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
National Dental Association
6411 Ivy Lane, Suite 703
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(240) 297-9181 Fax
National Medical Association (NMA)
8403 Colesville Raoaduite 820
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
National Optometric Association
1801 North Tryon Street, Suite 315
Charlotte, NC 28216
(877) 662-2006 Fax
National Pharmaceutical Association
107 Kilmayne Drive, Suite C
Cary, NC 27511
Student National Medical Association
5113 Georgia Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20011