Adah B. Thoms

Charter member of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses

Photo Source National Library Of Medicine

Sources

We sourced the above information from Virginia Nursing Hall of Fame and Oxford African American Studies Center. To read her book, use the link above on the Pathfinder title to locate it in a library near you.

Learn More

To learn more about inclusion in nursing and be part of the national discussion to address racism in nursing, check out and share the following resources:

  • NurseManifest to attend live zoom sessions with fellow nurses on nursing’s overdue reckoning on racism or to sign their pledge.
  • Breaking Bias in Healthcare, an online course created by scientist Anu Gupta, to learn how bias is related to our brain’s neurobiology and can be mitigated with mindfulness.

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Ravenne Aponte

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Nurse and PhD student studying the history of nursing. “We must go back to our roots in order to move forward.”