Healthcare in the Age of Racial Justice

During this time of social unrest, it is hard to imagine that we are in the middle of a pandemic that has claimed the lives of over 100,000 Americans. This pandemic, however, fits into the current conversation about racial justice; Black Americans are overwhelmingly more likely to contract and die from COVID-19 than White Americans or other people of color. Healthcare inequity contributes to the piles of evidence that illustrate the effects of deep-seated racism in the foundations of our society.

How to Truly Show Solidarity

As a non-black person, I have no right to input and co-opt during these matters, but I do know that non-black folk can show solidarity by offering support. It isn't about politics, it is about being a human being. With that, I want to share three ways to show solidarity during these times.