Why racism is a public health issue

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Ranking among the social determinants of health are issues of equality and diversity. Your experience of inequality, because of things like gender, race, and sexual orientation, can have a serious impact on your health outcomes. 

This article, set in an American context, argues that racism is at the core of health disparities in African American populations. How do you think this relate to health inequity here in Canada?

Read "Why racism is a public health issue" at ThinkProgress.

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