Faced with bigotry, black mothers are more likely to reject the advice of doctors and look elsewhere for health care information

The long history of racism and sexism in healthcare gives black mothers good reason to be wary of medical facilities and doctors. Regardless of their education or economic status, these women continue to face far higher maternal mortality rates than other ethnic groups. Racial health inequalities of this type are widespread. As a result, Black … Read more

“Bed, Bath & Beyond” in Toledo calls the police on black shoppers

Two black men in Ohio said they had never before experienced the humiliation they experienced when they were attacked by armed police officers while on a shopping spree at Bed, Bath & Beyond last week for buying “high-priced items”. On June 16th, married couple Lamar Richards and Austin Geer, both from South Carolina, went to … Read more