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Guide to Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives Records, 2020-2021 (AR.0174)

Abstract

White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) is a national organization born out of the National White Coat Die-In demonstrations that took place on December 10, 2014. The group's mission is to dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-being, and self-determination of people of color. The Duke Chapter of WC4BL was founded in the fall of 2020 and is active on Duke's campus.This collection contains materials from the Duke Chapter of WC4BL documenting their founding, meetings, executive board, programming, and the Racial Justice Report Card. Files date from 2020 to 2021.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
AR.0174
Title
Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives Records
Date
2020-2021
Creator
Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives.
Extent
16.6 MB
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

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Collection Overview

Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) documenting their founding, meetings, executive board, programming, and the Racial Justice Report Card. Files date from 2020 to 2021.

Arrangement Note

Organized into the following series: Digital Files, 2020-2021.

Restrictions on Access & Use

Some collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval.

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Digital Files, 2020-2021

Series Scope and Contents: Contains digital files from the following accessions: Accession A2021.040. Includes materials from the Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) documenting their founding, meetings, executive board, programming, and the Racial Justice Report Card. Files date from 2020 to 2021.

Arrangement Note: Accession A2021.040: Contains materials documenting the Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) student group from 2020-2021.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Processing Information: Material in this collection was processed using AXAEM's Electronic Records Processing module, which incorporates Bagger as a way to package electronic files with technical metadata. Captured digital content was ingested into AXAEM, where ClamAV Anti-Virus software detected and cleaned any computer viruses. The cleaned files were saved on the Duke University Medical Center Archives' secure server with a regular backup schedule. Includes 39 files totaling 16.6 MB that are available for research: Accession A2021.040 (39 files totaling 16.6 MB).

Accession A2021.040, 2020-2021

Subseries Scope and Contents: Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) documenting their founding, meetings, executive board, programming, and the Racial Justice Report Card (RJRC). The RJRC consists of 14 metrics that evaluate an academic center's curriculum and climate, student and faculty diversity, policing, racial integration of clinical care sites, treatment of workers, and research protocols. Ultimately, the RJRC seeks to encourage academic medical centers to take seriously their responsibility to fight racism in medicine, and while the RJRC is not exhaustive, it's intent is to be used as a tool to begin to evaluate and enact anti-racist medical education and care. File types are PDF, PNG, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, JPG, and TXT. Files date from 2020 to 2021.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Digital Files: Accession A2021.040, 2020-2021
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Historical Note

White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) is a national organization born out of the National White Coat Die-In demonstrations that took place on December 10, 2014. The group's mission is to dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-being, and self-determination of people of color. WC4BL's goals are to foster dialogue on racism as a public health concern, end racial discrimination in medical care, and prepare future physicians to be advocates for racial justice. The Duke Chapter of WC4BL was founded in the fall of 2020 and is active on Duke's campus.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Duke Chapter of White Coats for Black Lives Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

Acquisitions Information

Accession A2021.040 (gift by Sierra Atwater and Shauntell Luke, May 2021)

Processing Information

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: May 2021