All articles related to "discrimination":

Health consequences of discriminatory housing policy

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health professors Mary Bassett and Nancy Krieger discussed the harmful health consequences of redlining—a historic government policy that institutionalized housing discrimination against people of color across America.

Harvard Chan School joins effort to close racial wealth gap

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is partnering with leading organizations from across the business, nonprofit, philanthropy, and academic sectors on a new initiative aimed at combatting the 90% racial wealth gap between Black and white Americans.…

A call for scientists to fight health inequity

A panel discussion focused on health disparities and the work of the Poor People’s Campaign, a nonpartisan social justice movement that mobilizes low-income people to be agents of social change.

Racism can erode physical well-being

The chronic stress of experiencing discrimination can gradually erode people’s physical well-being over time, according to Mary Bassett, director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. Bassett was one of several experts…