Category: Health

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America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic | The New York Times

America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic | The New York Times

Why do America’s black gay and bisexual men have a higher H.I.V. rate than any country in the world? Source: America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic ...
This Mother’s Day, Raise Your Voice for Black Maternal Health | The Root

This Mother’s Day, Raise Your Voice for Black Maternal Health | The Root

The image of a group of white men in suits celebrating the passage of a health care bill that would snatch away affordable access to health care from ...
The Inherent Racism of Trumpcare: Blackness Is a Pre-Existing Condition | The Root

The Inherent Racism of Trumpcare: Blackness Is a Pre-Existing Condition | The Root

On Friday, 216 white people and Mia Love (R-Utah) voted to take away health insurance for 24 million Americans and replace it with a tax credit for th ...
Why Is Medical Cannabis a Racial Equity Priority? | City Lab

Why Is Medical Cannabis a Racial Equity Priority? | City Lab

The leaders of Oakland’s new Office of Race and Equity talk about why leveling the playing field in the cannabis industry is so important. Source: Wh ...
The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food | The New York Times

The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food | The New York Times

The South is more than a locus for food-system problems and a battleground for policy arguments. Source: The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food ...
HBO’s ‘Henrietta Lacks’ raises questions about trust and ownership | The Undefeated

HBO’s ‘Henrietta Lacks’ raises questions about trust and ownership | The Undefeated

At its heart, HBO’s new adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a story about trust: about earning it, sustaining it, deserving it and t ...
The Tragedies of Black Masculinity | The Root

The Tragedies of Black Masculinity | The Root

I remember the feeling I had last week when I saw the text come in from a friend back home. The text read, “Y’all hear about North Park Elementary?” A ...
Trump’s EPA Cuts To Lead Paint Programs Are Going To Hit Black People The Hardest | The Huffington Post

Trump’s EPA Cuts To Lead Paint Programs Are Going To Hit Black People The Hardest | The Huffington Post

Cuts to programs focused on reducing lead paint exposure could exacerbate environmental racism. Source: Trump’s EPA Cuts To Lead Paint Programs Are G ...
The history of self-care | Slate

The history of self-care | Slate

A history of self-care. Source: The history of self-care. ...
White Women Are Less Likely to Protect Black Women From Sexual Assault, Study Finds | Teen Vogue

White Women Are Less Likely to Protect Black Women From Sexual Assault, Study Finds | Teen Vogue

White women are more likely to protect other white women. Source: White Women Are Less Likely to Protect Black Women From Sexual Assault, Study Finds ...
Social Death and Insurgent Discourses in Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” | Black Perspectives

Social Death and Insurgent Discourses in Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” | Black Perspectives

In addition to referring to the verifiable history of medical exploitation to which Black communities have been and continue to be subjected since ...
The new ‘Power Rangers’ movie features a rare depiction of people of color living with autism | Fusion

The new ‘Power Rangers’ movie features a rare depiction of people of color living with autism | Fusion

There are a handful of updates in Lionsgate’s new Power Rangers reboot that speak to Haim Saban’s original mission of telling a story about the power ...
Gold Standard: Vicks VapoRub | The Outline

Gold Standard: Vicks VapoRub | The Outline

Kid-tested. West Indian grandma-approved. Source: Gold Standard: Vicks VapoRub ...
The Fight to Close the Racial Health Gap Just Got Harder | City Lab

The Fight to Close the Racial Health Gap Just Got Harder | City Lab

Repealing the ACA could eliminate groundbreaking initiatives that ease urban health disparities. Bronx Health Reach is one. Source: The Fight to Clos ...
Black, 30, And Finally In Therapy | VSB

Black, 30, And Finally In Therapy | VSB

After years of putting others before myself, I was the patient that I needed to take care of Source: Black, 30, And Finally In Therapy » VSB ...
Black, Queer, And Muslim: On Faith, Self-Care, And Identity | NYLON

Black, Queer, And Muslim: On Faith, Self-Care, And Identity | NYLON

Can you say intersectionality? Source: Black, Queer, And Muslim: On Faith, Self-Care, And Identity · NYLON ...
On The Realities Of Being A Black Woman With Borderline Personality Disorder | The FADER

On The Realities Of Being A Black Woman With Borderline Personality Disorder | The FADER

An excerpt from Do What You Want, a new U.K. zine about mental health. Source: On The Realities Of Being A Black Woman With Borderline Personality Di ...
The Black Freedom Struggle, Healthcare Activism, and the Affordable Care Act | Black Perspectives

The Black Freedom Struggle, Healthcare Activism, and the Affordable Care Act | Black Perspectives

At a recent press conference President Donald Trump remarked, “nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated.” Source: The Black Freedom ...
The Liberator: Susan Burton on the War on Drugs, Black Motherhood and Freedom | The Root

The Liberator: Susan Burton on the War on Drugs, Black Motherhood and Freedom | The Root

Editor’s note: Drug policy is race policy. To honor drug-policy reformers on the front lines, for Black History Month, the Drug Policy Alliance, in pa ...
Dorothy Roberts: What’s Race Got to Do with Medicine? | NPR

Dorothy Roberts: What’s Race Got to Do with Medicine? | NPR

Doctors often take a patient's race into account when making a diagnosis--or ruling one out. Professor Dorothy Roberts says this practice is both outd ...
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