Information & Resources


Brown Skin Gets Cancer Too
Author: Gina Roberts-Grey
Publication: Essence, June 2015

Skin Cancer in People of Color
Author: Camille Peri, Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD
Publication: WebMD Feature

Skin Cancer Facts

Many blacks are unaware of a skin cancer that primarily affects dark-skinned people
Author: Marlene Cimons
Publication: The Washington Post, August 4, 2014


Skin Cancer Rates by Race and Ethnicity

Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Updated August 20, 2015

Skin Cancer In African Americans: Why You Shouldn't Ignore It
Author: Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
Publication: HuffPost Black Voices, June 1, 2012

Black People Can’t Get Skin Cancer? I Did.
Author: Damian Thompson, transcribed by Susan York Morris
Publication:, May 15, 2015


Testimonial video for the Delaware Division of Public Health as part of their Healthy Delaware and Protect Your Skin DE programs. This Public Service Announcement is part of a series of videos to bring awareness to skin cancer.