Talking, in Black and White

Talking, in Black and White

Health Officer Britten Says Candid Talk about Race Can Spark Empathy and Action to Fix Health Inequities BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Most adults in the U.S. probably know about “The Talk” black parents have with their teenage sons. This is the protective advice designed to...
Closing ‘The Death Gap’

Closing ‘The Death Gap’

Chicago Epidemiologist Coaches Michigan Healthcare System on How to Confront the Health Effects Bred by Structural Racism BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Dr. David Ansell likes to say he practiced internal medicine for decades along “one street” but in “two worlds.” The street...
What Can We Do?

What Can We Do?

Harvard sociologist David Williams offered many ways people can fight back against institutional racism and implicit bias and make a healthier social environment for all people. His suggestions range from little daily acts to big reforms. Among them: TREAT OTHERS...