S: Anti-Racism in STEMM

Resources Recommended by the Townsend Lab

Image above from #ShutdownSTEM https://www.shutdownstem.com/

View or Participate in the Racial Justice Challenge, put together as a LibGuide by Fogler Library, UMaine:

ARTICLES

Articles re: medicine and health disparities

https://hslguides.med.nyu.edu/raceandracism?fbclid=IwAR0AwBOu8XbaRt-I3nXE-52Wl7JvxTSQrPIdo0NtKoYY768VtOi6rUjWy4A

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1811499

Racism and Bias Reading List

J. Marion Sims – father of gynecology who experimented on slaves

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/04/j-marion-sims/558248/

Medical decision tools disadvantage Black patients

Racial Bias in Pain Assessment: 

Racism in medicine isn’t an abstract notion

https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2020/06/12/anti-racism-in-medicine-hospitals-ayotomiwa-ojo?fbclid=IwAR0xVzc2YTIWkSi1gi24xBOYtpKta3VOybUNyd8tc4xJDRcVGp4Ltb4rGYs

Dr. Ossian Sweet’s Black Life Mattered

Dr. Ossian Sweet’s Black Life Mattered

General:

Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus

https://amp.theatlantic.com/amp/article/582580/

https://www.idealist.org/amp/en/careers/reading-list-promote-racial-equity

https://amp.theatlantic.com/amp/article/361631/

Schomburg Center (NYPL) Black Liberation Reading List

https://www.nypl.org/blog/2020/06/09/schomburg-center-black-liberation-reading-list

Anti-Racist resource list

 The Devastation of Black Wall Street

The Devastation of Black Wall Street

Science/Research/Academia

Systemic Changes to Increase African Americans with Bachelor’s Degrees in Physics and Astronomy (https://www.aip.org/sites/default/files/aipcorp/files/teamup-full-report.pdf)

Disturbing resilience of scientific racism

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/disturbing-resilience-scientific-racism-180972243/

Neuroscience themed resources on racial biases and #shutdownstem  

https://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/articles/neuroscience-science-communication-and-shutdownstem-336062