Books & Articles


  • Brown, Lawrence. Down to the Wire: Displacement and Disinvestment in Baltimore City. TR Rone (Ed.), State of Black Baltimore, 2015.

  • Jee-Lyn García, Jennifer, and Mienah Zulfacar Sharif. "Black lives matter: a commentary on racism and public health." American journal of public health 105.8 (2015): e27-e30.

  • Jones, Camara Phyllis. "Levels of racism: a theoretic framework and a gardener's tale." American journal of public health 90.8 (2000): 1212.

  • Krieger, Nancy. "Does racism harm health? Did child abuse exist before 1962? On explicit questions, critical science, and current controversies: an ecosocial perspective." American journal of public health 98. (2008): S20-S25.


  • Nelson, Alondra. Body and soul: The Black Panther Party and the fight against medical discrimination. U of Minnesota Press, 2011.

  • Taylor, Dorceta. “Toxic communities: Environmental racism, industrial pollution, and residential mobility”. NYU Press, 2014.

  • Washington, Harriet A. Medical apartheid: The dark history of medical experimentation on Black Americans from colonial times to the present. Doubleday Books, 2006.

  • Zimring, Carl A. “Clean and white: A history of environmental racism in the United States”. NYU Press, 2017.

Music & Art

  • “Brenda got a Baby”, by 2Pac

  • “Mercy Mercy Me”, by Marvin Gaye

  • “Mother and Child”, by Alice Neel

  • “Wade in the Water, by Tracy K. Smith

Other Resources