By Allana Akhtar, Insider
By Jacqueline Howard and, CNN
By Joe Davidson, The Washington Post
By Steven White, Syracuse University News
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press (AP)
America Dissected released a new podcast “Racism is a Public Health Issue with Dr. Matías Valenzuela”
Dr. Matas Valenzuela was a member of the King County Collaboratives for Health Equity (CHE) team at NCHE.
By Andre M. Perry and Jonathan Rothwell, BROOKINGS
“The Black Progress Index identifies and measures the social conditions that predict long and healthy lives for Black Americans.”
By Washington Post Live, https://www.washingtonpost.com/
“The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted and exacerbated the country’s economic, racial, and health disparities. California’s Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health assistant professor Kizzmekia S. Corbett join Washington Post Live to discuss health equity, the lessons learned from the pandemic, and how we can better prepare for and respond to the next one.”
By Nada Hassanein, USA TODAY
Recent flooding in Jackson, Mississippi, exacerbated the city’s already failing water system. Experts say it’s a familiar threat in disinvested communities of color.