Racism

We Can’t Let Dr. Susan Moore’s Death Be in Vain

By Cindy Pearson | Dec 29, 2020 | Comments Off on We Can’t Let Dr. Susan Moore’s Death Be in Vain

Racist treatment of Black, Indigenous and other people of color inside the health care system won’t come to an end until the system itself changes.

Unregulated Cosmetics, Eurocentric Beauty Standards, and the Effect on Black Women’s Health

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jun 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Unregulated Cosmetics, Eurocentric Beauty Standards, and the Effect on Black Women’s Health

Cosmetic manufacturers have a legal responsibility for the safety and labeling of their products, but many cosmetic products marketed and sold in the U.S contain toxic chemicals. These unsafe, unregulated products pose unique risks to Black women.

Protecting and Expanding Medicaid Means Confronting Racism Baked into the Program

By Cindy Pearson | Apr 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Protecting and Expanding Medicaid Means Confronting Racism Baked into the Program

Why is getting covered through Medicaid so much harder than Medicare? There are lots of superficial answers but, at heart, the answer is “racism.”