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Racism As A Public Health Crisis: What Does That Mean?

Protesters in downtown Columbus on June 1, 2020.
Paige Pfleger
Protesters in downtown Columbus on June 1, 2020.

The protests and coronavirus pandemic have only highlighted the health disparity and systemic racism.

Franklin County Health Officials and Columbus City Council have declared racism a public health crisis. But what does the crisis designation mean, will it change how we act and will it improve the health for people of color.

Today on All Sides, racism as public health and a discussion of the designation with researchers and public health officials.


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