News/Events

Diversity Events at UW-Madison

The World at Large

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for Elimination of Race-Based Medicine

    “In a powerful new call to action, the American Academy of Pediatrics demands critical self-evaluation and fundamental changes in the practice of medicine to end long-standing inequities in health care. In a new policy statement, …

  • 2nd Annual Black Maternal & Child Health Summit

    Join the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness and the Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance of Dane County for the 2nd Annual Wisconsin Black Maternal & Child Health Summit. This one-day conference, hosted by and …

  • Medical illustration of pregnant Black woman with fetus in womb

    Progress that Resonates

    Representation matters, as first-year Nigerian medical student Chidiebere Ibe has shown with his medical illustrations. His illustration of a Black woman and fetus went viral in late 2021, and illuminated for many the disparities and …

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Websites

Below are some popular media websites dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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Atlantic Black Star

Atlantic Black Star is a a narrative company with the purpose to “publish empowering narratives for all people of African descent and everyone who adheres to our culture.” –Description from Atlantic Black Star

Blavity

Blavity is an American Internet media company and website created by and for black millennials. Their mission is to “economically and creatively support Black millennials across the African diaspora, so they can pursue the work they love, and change the world in the process.” –Description from Wikipedia

Ebony

Ebony is a magazine committed to “showcasing the best and brightest as well as highlighting disparities in Black life” — Description from Ebony.