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Shervin Assari

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How anti-black bias in white men hurts black men’s health

November 15, 2018

“Researchers have documented ‘large, pervasive and persistent’ racial inequalities in the U.S. Inter-group relations are among the factors that contribute to such disparities, many of which manifest themselves in gaps in health care.

As an assistant professor of psychiatry at University of Michigan and a visiting faculty member at UCLA, I have conducted a number of studies on how the intersection of race and gender influences health. Although racism and discrimination affect both genders and all ethnic minority groups, my studies suggest that black males’ health takes the largest hit from racism.”

Continue reading this story by selecting the title link, written by BioSocial Methods member Shervin Assari.