How racism makes us sick | David R. Williams

Why does race matters so profoundly for health? Public health sociologist David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality. In this eye-opening talk, Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system — and offers hopeful examples of programs across the country that are working to dismantle discrimination.

from TEDTalks (hd) http://ift.tt/2oInka0

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