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META: Mindfully Evolving, Thriving & Advocating: Week 5 - Anti-Racism Readings

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” --Sir William Osler

Anti-Racism Progression - Novice > Intermediate > Expert

Novice

“This is the first time I'm seriously thinking about racism and how it impacts me, other students and my future patients. I haven't thought much about how I have directly or indirectly benefited from institutional racism (even if I do not believe myself to have played any part in it). I have a limited understanding of history, policy, and the underlying forces driving health disparities.”

Intermediate

“I've thought about racism and how it impacts me, other students and my future patients. I've considered how I've been impacted by institutional racism. I have spoken up when I've seen someone else say something racist. I have a general or basic understanding of history, policy, and the underlying forces driving health disparities.”

Expert

“I've carefully considered the impact of racism on me, other students, my future patients and the practice and culture of medicine in the United States. I've deeply considered how I've been impacted by institutional racism. I have a deep understanding of history, policy and the underlying forces driving health disparities.  I've not only spoken up when I've seen someone else acting in racist ways but advocate for anti-racist policies. I am vigilant in unearthing my implicit biases, walking toward my personal discomfort and becoming a better version of myself everyday. I consider myself an anti-racist.”

Anti-Racism - Required

Novice - Required

Intermediate - Required

Expert - Required

Anti-Racism - Videos

Novice - Delve Deeper

  • Netflix Documentary - 13th - Ava DuVernay
  • Netflix Series - When They See Us - Ava DuVernay

 

Intermediate -  Delve Deeper:

  • Netflix Documentary - 13th - Ava DuVernay
  • Netflix Series - When They See Us - Ava DuVernay

Expert -  Delve Deeper:

  • Netflix Documentary - 13th - Ava DuVernay
  • Netflix Series - When They See Us - Ava DuVernay

Anti-Racism in Medicine - Articles

Novice - Delve Deeper

Intermediate -Delve Deeper

Expert -Delve Deeper

Anti-Racism - PodCasts/Audio

Novice - Delve Deeper

Intermediate - Delve Deeper:

Expert - Delve Deeper:

Anti-Racism - Recommended Books

Novice

Owned by the Library:

Not in the Library
You may try the local public library (Rosenberg for Galveston residents) or consider purchasing from a black-owned bookstore (links below)

  • Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century
    Dorothy Roberts; The New Press; 2012; ISBN: 978-1595588340
  • I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
    Austin Channing Brown; Convergent Books; 2018; ISBN:  978-1524760854
  • So You Want to Talk About Race
    Ijeoma Oluo; Seal Press; 2019; ISBN: 978-1580058827
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
    Ibram X Kendi; Bold Type Books; 2017; ISBN:  978-1568585987

Intermediate

In the Library - see links in the Novice Section
White Fragility & Medical Apartheid

Not in the Library 
You may try the local public library (Rosenberg for Galveston residents) or consider purchasing from a black-owned bookstore (links below)

  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
    Angela Davis & Frank Barat; Haymarket Books; 2016; ISBN: 978-1608465644
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
    Michelle Alexander; New Press; 2012; ISBN:  978-1595586438
  • This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
  • Cherríe Moraga  &  Gloria Anzaldú; State University of New York Press; 2015; ISBN:  978-1438454382

Expert

In the Library:

Expert

Not in the Library 
You may try the local public library (Rosenberg for Galveston residents) or consider purchasing from a black-owned bookstore (links below)

  • Assata: An Autobiography
    Assata Shakur; Lawrence Hill Boks; 2001; ISBN: 978-1556520747
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
    Angela Davis & Frank Barat; Haymarket Books; 2016; ISBN: 978-1608465644
  • Black Skin, White Masks
    Frantz Fannon; Grove Press; 2008; ISBN: 978-0802143006
  • How to be an Anti-Racist
    Ibram X. Kendi; One World; 2019; ISBN:  978-0525509288
  • Are Prisons Obsolete?
  • Angela Davis. Seven Stories Press; 2003; ISBN:  978-158322581
  • This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
    Cherríe Moraga  &  Gloria Anzaldú; State University of New York Press; 2015; ISBN:  978-1438454382

Black Owned Independent Bookstores
This is not an endorsement for any particular business