Toward the Abolition of Biological Race in Medicine

Appendix: For Further Reading

The following is a partial, imperfect, ever-in-progress list of scholars and works we have found useful. This is neither the beginning nor the end of the conversation, but squarely in the middle.  As build the changes we need, we are grateful for the foundational work of these scholars and activists.  

Womxn of Color Scholars on Race and Medicine

  • Dorothy Roberts, Fatal Invention and Killing the Black Body

  • Kimberley Crenshaw

  • Joia Crear-Perry

  • Khiara Bridges

  • Tina Sacks

  • INCITE! 

  • Melanie Tervalon and Jann Murray-Garcia “Cultural Humility versus Cultural Competence” (1998)

Racism, Not Race, Causes Health Disparities

White Supremacy Dismantling 

Fundamental Texts and Resources in Race-Based Medicine