Race & Health
Resource Hub

Books (non-fiction)

  • Me and White Supremacy – Layla F Saad
  • How to be an antiracist – Dr Ibram X Kendi
  • So you want to talk about race - Ijeoma Oluo
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Robin Di Angelo
  • White Rage – Carol Anderson
  • Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria – Beverly Daniel Tulum
  • The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander
  • Sister Outsider – Audre Lorde
  • The masters tool will never dismantle the master’s house – Audre Lorde
  • Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race – Reni Eddo Lodge
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle – Angela Davis
  • The will to change – Bell Hooks
  • I am not your baby mother – Candice Brathwaite
  • Critical Race Theory – Richard Delgato
  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire – Akala
  • Staying Power - Peter Fryer
  • There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack - Paul Gilroy
  • Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power - Lola Olufemi
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People - Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Brit(ish) - Afua Hirsch
  • Exterminate the Brutes - Sven Lindqvist
  • Black and British - David Olusoga
  • Several books by authors Stuart Hall or Gary Younge

Books (fiction)

  • Beloved – Toni Morrison
  • The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
  • Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
  • The parable of the sower – Octavia Butler
  • The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas

Books on racism in medicine and science

  • Medical Apartheid – Harriet Washington
  • Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty – Dorothy Roberts
  • Inferior – Angela Saini
  • Superior – Angela Saini
  • Fatal Invention: How science, politics and big business recreate race in the 21st century – Dorothy Roberts
  • Reproducing race: An ethnography of pregnancy as a site of racialisation – Khiara M Bridges
  • Breathing Race into the Machine: The surprising career of the spirometer from plantation to genetics – Lundy brown
  • Reproductive injustice: Racism, pregnancy and premature birth – Dana Ain-Davis
  • Black and blue - The origins and consequences of medical racism – John Hoberman
  • Body and soul: The black panther party and the fight against medical discrimination – Alondra Nelson
  • Medicating race: Heart disease and durable preoccupations with difference – Anne Pollock
  • Fearing the black body; the racial origins of fat phobia – Sabrina Strings
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Magazine Articles, Op Eds and Blogs

Academic Articles and Reports




  • 1619 podcast
  • Race, Health and Happiness with Dr. Onye Nnorom
  • About Race
  • Code Switch (NPR)
  • The Praxis Pod
  • Intersectionality Matters (Kimberly Crenshaw)
  • Cite Back Women


  • 13th (Netflix)
  • When They See Us (Netflix)
  • Dear White People (Netflix)
  • Just Mercy (Amazon Prime)
  • The Hate U Give (Amazon Prime)
  • The Namesake
  • Mississippi Masala
  • Malcolm X
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • 12 Years A Slave
  • Moonlight
  • Get Out
  • I am Not Your Negro

Books for Children

Under 16 years old

  • Tristan Strong Pushes a Hole in the Sky – Kwame Mbalia
  • Pet – Akwaeke Emezi


  • Sulwe – Lupita Nyong’o
  • Grace for President – Kelly Di Pucchio
  • Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly
  • I am Enough - Grace Byers
  • Hair Like Me - Heather Burris
  • Little Leaders – Vashti Harrison

Voices on social media




  • Large resource hub for understanding/unlearning white supremacy & disinvesting from anti-blackness by @thebrownhijabi
  • Stages of white identity development and their corresponding ideas, with relevant resources for each stage.
  • Green Voices of Colour – twitter group for people of colour part of the climate conversation founded by @maryheglar

Race and COVID Resources