The College of Medicine - Tucson Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has a comprehensive list of resources for future and current students, staff and faculty.


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We encourage all members of the UACOM – T community to learn meaningful ways to show solidarity and stand against racism and hate in all its forms by using some of the resources below. 


Resources for Allies

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Articles to read:

*  “America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer | Atlantic (May 8, 2020)
*  Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists
*  ”My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag (June 22, 2011)
*  The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine
*  “The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston | Vox (May 28, 2019)
*  Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD
*  ”White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh
*  “Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic (May 12, 2020)


Books to read:

-Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
-Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
-Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
-How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
-I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
-Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
-Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
-Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
-Redefining Realness by Janet Mock 
-Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
-So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
-The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
-The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
-The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
-The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs
-The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
-Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston


Organizations to follow on social media:


Resources for Engaging in Anti-Racism Work and Practicing Solidarity

·Resources for Engaging in Anti-Racism Work

·We are Living in a Racist Pandemic 

·Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They’re Okay – Chances are They’re Not

·Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma

·What to Do Instead of Calling the Police

·Southern Poverty Law Center


Resources for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) to Engage in Self-Care

Surviving & Resisting Hate: A Toolkit for People of Color

Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling with this Very Painful Week

Self-Care for People of Color after Psychological Trauma



Mental Health Resources

          ~ Mental Health Services
          ~ Talking About Race