Racial Justice Resources


In Solidarity

We take a knee to pray, to propose marriage, to pause in reflection, to embrace a small child, to pay respect, to grieve, to humble ourselves. We can follow the example of those all over the country, from peaceful protesters to celebrities to figures in law enforcement, who are taking a knee.
View the solidarity gallery

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


Here is a list of independent black-owned bookstores.


‘Whistling Vivaldi’ And Beating Stereotypes – National Public Radio

Well-Meaning White PeopleSmartest Person in the Room with Laura Tremaine

A Decade Of Watching Black People DieCode 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)

Interview about I’m Still Here

Interview about White Awake

White Fragility  – short video summarizing the book by Robin DiAngelo

Bloomberg and The Legacy of Stop-and-Frisk – Between the Scenes | The Daily Show

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)

Mental Health and Wellness in a Racism Pandemic

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

Education Opportunities

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:

  1. https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/black-student-scholarships/
  2. https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/african-american-scholarships/
  3. https://scholarships360.org/scholarships/scholarships-for-black-students/
  4. https://www.blackscholarships.org/
  5. https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/types-of-scholarships/minority-scholarships/african-american-scholarships/
  6. https://bold.org/scholarships/by-demographics/minorities/black-students-scholarships/
  7. https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/scholarships-for-black-students/african-american-scholarships

Organizations dedicated to opportunities for black health care professionals:

Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.
122 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10168
(800) 753-9222
(888) 281-3574 Fax

Association of Minority Health Professions School,Inc.
1190 West Druid Hills Dr. Suite 7-50
Atlanta, GA 30329
678-904-4518 Fax

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
209 3rd St, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
202-552-3330 Fax

National Dental Association
6411 Ivy Lane, Suite 703
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(240) 241-4448
(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) 394-2020
(704) 918-1809
(877) 662-2006 Fax

National Pharmaceutical Association
107 Kilmayne Drive, Suite C
Cary, NC 27511
919-469-5870 Fax

Student National Medical Association
5113 Georgia Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20011
202-882-2886 Fax