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Holding Ourselves Accountable for the Role of Racism in Academic Public Health

As public health professionals, we must hold ourselves and each other accountable for systemic racism and the role of racism in public health. Even though public health works to achieve a society in which all people live long, healthy lives (Healthy People 2020), there exist stark inequalities between the health status of Black and Brown Americans and that of White Americans. These differences are due to the underlying racism that persists in the field of public health. We must work as a community to reverse inequalities and provide justice for all. Use this list of resources to understand the inequalities communities of color face in the United States:

This list is curated from the most recent research conducted by ASPPH-member schools and programs of public health. We will continue curating this list weekly.