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In order to forge a path toward health equity and progress, we must undo the health consequences of racism, particularly its less visible – but more insidious – structural manifestations, such as the heavy concentration of health risks in communities of color.

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EPA Finds Black Americans Face More Health-Threatening Air Pollution

EPA Finds Black Americans Face More Health-Threatening Air Pollution

Articles | May 5 2021

By Phil McKenna, Inside Climate News "Race, not poverty, was found to be the strongest predictor of exposure to PM 2.5, a health-damaging particle created when fossil fuels are burned." (Read...

5 Ways The Model Minority Myth Is Used Against Asian Americans At Work

5 Ways The Model Minority Myth Is Used Against Asian Americans At Work

Articles | April 30 2021

By Monica Torres, Huff Post "The lie that all Asian Americans are successful has many negative career consequences." (Read...

CDC Says Racism Is a ‘Serious Threat’ to Public Health

CDC Says Racism Is a ‘Serious Threat’ to Public Health

| April 28 2021

By Mary Pflum, NBC News “Racism is operating not only with respect to Covid-19 but also with respect to infant mortality, maternal mortality, obesity,” said a past president of the American Public Health Association. (Read...

Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher on the Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder Trial

Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher on the Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder Trial

Announcements, Statement | April 21 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2021  Contact: Michael K. Frisby [email protected]tes.com/202-625-4328  Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher, Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity  GUILTY VERDICT IN GEORGE...

America Desperately Needs a Truth and Racial Healing Commission

America Desperately Needs a Truth and Racial Healing Commission

Articles | April 21 2021

Opinion by Mitch Landrieu, CNN (Read...

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