Racial discrimination ages Black Americans faster, according to a 25-year-long study of families

A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.

Sierra Carter, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~5 min

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Coronavirus: allocating ICU beds and ventilators based on age is discriminatory

Being a member of a certain age group shouldn't be a liability.

Alexandru Marcoci, Teaching Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill • conversation
April 22, 2020 ~6 min

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