Episode 157

Sickened by Systems

November 29, 2018
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Criminal Justice
  • Mental Health

Americans of color consistently have worse health outcomes than their white peers. So what’s behind this trend? First, Professor Margaret Hicken lays out how black Americans must often prepare themselves to face racism and what effects this has on their bodies. Next, Professor Abigail Sewell lays out how police use of force can impact not only the health of individuals, but of entire communities.

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