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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

May 24, 2021

George Floyd’s murder had an impact on our collective consciousness, and racism by itself is a “biopsychosocial stressor.” Guest host Dr. Rachel Thornton of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity talks with Dr. Wizdom Powell of the UConn Health Disparities Institute about the potential for mental health fallout from increased racialized violence, the impacts of trauma, the “adultification” of Black youths, and how the concepts of radical love and radical healing can help mend America’s deep wounds associated with the legacy of racism.