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Under the skin : the hidden toll of racism on American lives and on the health of our nation

Call Number

  • 362.1089 V722 (CEN, OSH)

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Edition

First edition.

Publication Information

New York : Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2022]

Physical Description

269 pages ; 24 cm.

Summary

"The first book to tell the full story of race and health in America today, showing the toll racism takes on individuals and the health of our nation, by a groundbreaking journalist at the New York Times Magazine"--

Contents

  • Everything I thought was wrong
  • The dangerous myth that Black bodies are different
  • Unequal treatment
  • Something about being Black is bad for your body and your baby
  • Where you live matters
  • Strong, loud, and angry : the invisibility of Black emotional pain
  • Discrimination and ill-treatment can harm every body
  • Putting the care back in health care : solutions.

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