Health and Healthcare

According to the CDC, Black and Indigenous women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women. The racial disparities in diagnosis and treatment are also evidenced in mental health, in addition to the higher prevalence of cancer in Black communities, which gained visibility with the untimely death of Chadwick Boseman in 2020. 


Bias in treatment, disproportionate access to healthcare, and other systemic issues, including environmental factors, result in stark racial disparities in health outcomes of communities of color versus white popu [...]

Analysis and Research

Community Resources

History and Concepts of Health Inequities

Key Sites

Legislation and Policy

Mental Health

Practices and Tools

Social Determinants of Health

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“All things share the same breath − the beast, the tree, the man ... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.”

~ Chief Si'ahl, Dkhw'Duw'Absh Tribe (Chief Seattle, Duwamish Tribe)

SPOTLIGHT

The Trauma of Systemic Racism is Killing Black Women – T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, TED

Also in this section:
  • Addressing Hate and White Supremacy

  • Criminal Justice

  • Education

  • Food Justice

  • Language Justice

  • Reparations

  • Voting Justice and Democracy Building

  • Children, Families, and Youth Development

  • Economic Development

  • Employment and Labor

  • Housing

  • Media and Technology

  • Reproductive Justice

  • Community Planning: Land and Transportation

  • Economic Security

  • Environmental Justice

  • Immigration and Refugee Rights

  • Philanthropy

  • Trauma, Violence, and Healing

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Accountability

Black Lives Matter

Collusion

Institutional Racism

Movement Building

Oppression

Racial Inequity

Racist Policies

Reparations

Structural Racism

White Supremacy

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