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The Pandemic, Loss and Racial Inequity
Dec23

The Pandemic, Loss and Racial Inequity

 Making Contact · The Pandemic, Loss and Racial Inequity According to the CDC, Blacks and Latinos are 3 times as likely to die from COVID as their white counterparts. This disproportionate harm has sparked a response from community organizers and researchers alike. We turn our attention to those Americans who are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus fallout. You will hear from folks on the front lines to data experts looking to use...

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The End of Time: Aging in America
May08

The End of Time: Aging in America

POC end-of-life Care “The End of Time: Aging in America”—in this episode we’ll take a close look at why people of color have less access to basic comfort care at the end of life.  Recent studies show fewer minorities use hospice and palliative services compared to whites.  Language barriers and cultural traditions often present big obstacles for Asians, Latinos, and other ethnic minorities, in addition to poverty and lack of...

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