Sep 24, 2020
Bestselling author Wes Moore remembers the feelings of heartache, anger, and complicity following Freddie Gray’s funeral. Five years later, the Black Lives Matter movement has shown that the issue is much bigger than Baltimore and its policing. Moore talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about how the police were the last in a long line of systems to fail Gray throughout his life, how Black Lives Matter means addressing all stages of the lifecycle of Black people, why COVID-19 is life or death for many, and how to get people to pay attention and create change.
KEYWORDS: racial disparity; social determinants of health; health equity