READ & HEED like lives depended on it.

In 1906, W.E.B. DuBois noted that social conditions, not genetics, impacted the health of Blacks, causing racial disparities in mortality rates. In 2010, the federal government formally recognized that social conditions, specifically the social determinants of health (SDOH), were responsible for racial health disparities. Read more by clicking below…

“To achieve racial health equity, government and public health officials must aggressively work to end structural racism and revise laws that create racial inequalities. Only then can we truly begin to work towards improving the health and wellbeing of racial and ethnic minorities, so that we can achieve racial health equity.” Ruqaiijah Yearby, J.D., M.P.H.