Racism at the county level associated with increased COVID-19 cases and deaths

Blacks are at greater risk of dying from COVID-19 than whites. A study that examined racism at the country level had surprising results.

Lisa T. Wigfall, Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University • conversation
Dec. 7, 2020 ~9 min

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American society teaches everyone to be racist – but you can rewrite subconscious stereotypes

If you’re American – regardless of the color of your skin – racism structures how you think. Changing the system should change these implicit biases.

R. Nathan Pipitone, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Florida Gulf Coast University • conversation
Sept. 17, 2020 ~10 min

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How racism in US health system hinders care and costs lives of African Americans

COVID-19 has again demonstrated the health inequities that exist between African-Americans and whites.

Ukamaka M. Oruche, Associate Professor & Director of Global Programs, Indiana University • conversation
June 29, 2020 ~8 min

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Black Lives Matter: you may be a vocal supporter and still hold racist views

We need a revolution in behaviour, not just in rhetoric.

Geoff Beattie, Professor of Psychology, Edge Hill University • conversation
June 17, 2020 ~7 min

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Harvard study suggests racial tension may stem from fear of exposure to infectious diseases

A postdoctoral fellow working in the lab of Psychology Professor Matt Nock,Brian O’Shea is the lead author of a study that suggests racial tension may stem not from different groups being exposed to each other, but fear of a different sort of exposure — exposure to infectious diseases. The study is described in a July 15 paper published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Aug. 5, 2019 ~4 min

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