Race and Health: Past Pandemics and Epidemics

Racialized Inequality

Jeffrey Ostler, "Disease Has Never Been Just Disease for Native Americans," The Atlantic (April 29, 2020)

Gregory D. Smithers, "Covid-19 has been brutal in Indian country—just like past epidemics were," The Washington Post (May 20, 2020) 

Maria Paula Andrade, "Cholera, COVID-19, and the Racial Wounds in the Americas," The Panorama (June 1, 2020) 

Videos and Podcasts:

Gregg Mitman, "#40 | Gregg Mitman | Pandemic: A Letter from the Past," Science! With Friends (April 1, 2020) 

Elise Mitchell, "Episode 128: History Of Pandemics," Season of the Bitch (May 26, 2020) 

Christopher D.E. Willoughby, "Power to the Patients: Teaching the History of Race and Medicine during COVID-19," The Panorama (May 26, 2020)

Coyote Shook, "Flu in the Arctic: Influenza in Alaska, 1918," Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (June 9, 2020)

Race and Xenophobia

Hannah Marcus, "What the Plague Can Teach Us about the Coronavirus," The New York Times (March 1, 2020) 

Mary E. Fissell, "Pandemics come and go. The way people respond to them barely changes," The Washington Post (May 7, 2020) 

Elise A. Mitchell, "The Shortages May Be Worse Than the Disease," The Atlantic (March 11, 2020) 

Videos and Podcasts:

"On the Margins: Epidemics and the Disenfranchised," Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (June 18, 2020)