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Kingfisher Institute Resources



Teaching Antiracism website curated by Erika Dakin Kirby, PhD, and Guy McHendry, PhD


  • Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law 
  • Theodore Wheeler, Kings of Broken Things (fiction)
  • Damon Tweedy, MD, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
  • Ibram X. Kendi, How to be an Antiracist
  • Dayna Bowen Matthew, Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care
  • Jonathan M. Metzl, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment are Killing America's Heartland
  • Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys (fiction)

Humane Health

  • Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli, Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring Makes a Difference
  • Ronald Epstein, Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity
  • MK Czerwiec, Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Unit 371
  • Kate Bowler, Everything Happens for a Reason: And other lies I've loved
  • Elena Dunkle, Elena Vanishing: A Memoir
  • Arthur Frank, At the Will of the Body and The Wounded Storyteller
  • Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face
  • Katie Green, Lighter than My Shadow
  • Nicole M. Piemonte, Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Health Medical Education and Practice
  • Nina Riggs, The Bright Hour
  • Victoria Sweet, God's Hotel

Sustainable Development

  • Jeffrey Sachs, The Age of Sustainable Development

Higher Education


The Shocking Lynching of Will Brown 100 Years Ago 

Legacy of 1919 (PDF)

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