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A tale of two pandemics: A nonfiction comic about historical racial health disparities purpose

Nov. 17, 2020 3:30 pm

A tale of two pandemics: A nonfiction comic about historical racial health disparities

Three medical doctors are the main characters of this comic by Josh Neufeld, which explains racial health disparities and the spread of misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic and the 1918 influenza pandemic.
Will Biden make social equity a pandemic policy essential? purpose

Nov. 13, 2020 2:00 pm

Will Biden make social equity a pandemic policy essential?

“If they had died of COVID-19 at the same actual rate as white Americans, about 21,800 Black, 11,400 Latino, 750 Indigenous and 65 Pacific Islander Americans would still be alive,” according to the Color of Coronavirus Project.
Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life method

Sep. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Daniel sought care in a hospital setting but was released within three hours with no diagnosis. What happened next involved the criminalization of his mental illness, resulting in a horrific incident of police brutality.
Confronting period poverty and taboos in Philadelphia purpose

Sep. 4, 2020 10:56 am

Confronting period poverty and taboos in Philadelphia

Lynette Medley started the #BlackGirlsBleed movement to be intentional about creating a space for open dialogue about Black women's period health.
Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date funding

Sep. 3, 2020 2:05 pm

Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date

Perhaps one of the biggest lessons of the coronavirus has been the social and economic fault lines the pandemic has laid bare.
Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism? purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 8:37 am

Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism?

Guest columnists Lee Scottlorde, Alison Roberts and Sara Lynch offer a checklist of concrete actions the city must take to protect the health and wellbeing of Black families and people of color.

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