Resources from the REHD Team

Check here for resources in a multitude of media, including books, articles, sermons, videos and more.


Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington 

Study Guide: Medical Apartheid by Harriet Washington (SuperSummary): The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Health Issues in the Black Community: 3rd (Third) edition by Henrie M Treadwell (Editor) Ronald L. Braithwaite (Editor), Sandra E. Taylor (Editor)

The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
by Bryan Stevenson

Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, New and Expanded Edition by James H. Jones

The Little Book of Restorative Justice: Revised and Updated (Justice and Peacebuilding) by Howard Zehr

Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care by Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, et al.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander 

The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action by Veterans of Hope

Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: an organizing guide by Daniel Hunter 

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum  | Sep 5, 2017

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson


































Reparations as a Public Health Priority: A Strategy for Ending Black-White Health Disparities, New England Journal of Medicine, October 13, 2020


CDC’s COVID-19 Response: Health Equity Strategy 

Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with focused and ongoing efforts to address avoidable inequities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of health and healthcare disparities. 


Racial and Ethnic Differences in Mortality Rate of Infants Born to Teen Mothers

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released a new report in July finding that despite the declining birthrate since 1991 for teenagers aged 15–19, differences continue to occur in the mortality of infants born to teenagers by race and ethnicity and cause of death.


Holy Hospitality Amid Heinous Hostility

Sermon by the Rev. Ron Bonner, Pastor
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Atlanta, Ga.

Rev. Bonner, an ordained UCC minister,
is a member of the REHD Task Force