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As people take to the streets to protest anti-Black racism despite the continued risk of coronavirus, many health experts have signed an open letter to support the movement, calling racism itself as a public health crisis.
Add to this the data showing a disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on minority populations, and the conversation about racism and community health has been cast in an urgent new light.
So Dave Ross calls Edwin Lindo, a scholar of Critical Race Theory and the Associate Director for the University of Washington's Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME). He also hosts The Praxis Podcast, which addresses racism as a health issue.
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