Racism is not a new topic in our country. But over the past year, we’ve seen a renewed push to address it at all levels of society. Now racism is beginning to be recognized as a public health crisis that contributes to disparities and inequities in health care experienced by the Black, Indigenous and people of color communities.
HOST: Prentiss Pemberton
- Dr. Jennifer Kelly, President, American Psychological Association
- Dr. Maysa Akbar, Chief Diversity Officer, American Psychological Association
- NPR: CDC Director Declares Racism A ‘Serious Public Health Threat’
- A Pandemic on a Pandemic: Racism and COVID-19 in Blacks
- Washington Post Op-ed: White people can compartmentalize police brutality. Black people don’t have the luxury.
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