By Jonathan Rothwell and Andre M. Perry, Brookings

 

By Gail Christopher, de Beaumont

This article is the third the 2021 Fresh Perspectives series, presented by the de Beaumont Foundation. Published in the weeks leading up to APHA’s 2021 Annual Meeting and Expo in October, the series showcases viewpoints from a range of public health professionals around social connectedness.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Medical Association Foundation sponsored the Prioritizing Equity Spotlight session moderated by Dr. Gail C. Christopher.

As part of a three-part series, physician leaders will discuss the history of racism in medicine, its impact on public health and the health care systems that exist today, and how providers and organizations can work towards truth, racial healing and reconciliation.

Black people own just 2 percent of farmland in the United States. A decades-long history of loan denials at the USDA is a major reason why.

By Kali Holloway, The Nation

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