University of Michigan: Moving Forward from Academic Doubt

Inside the buildings, inside the classrooms, I felt like I was always being challenged, which was something new for me. In high school, while I was never the smartest kid in the room, if I studied enough, I would get decent grades. Here, I learned that my studying capabilities didn’t fit the mold anymore, and I had to drastically change the way I learned and studied for my classes.

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.