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Ask the Expert: Medical Distrust in Black Communities

Friday, January 29, 2021
Someone wearing a glove while holding a needle.

Historical racism and modern day health care disparities have ingrained in Black communities distrust of a medical system now charged with encouraging people to take the COVID-19 vaccine….

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Schools’ Neighborhood Environment Affects Academic Outcomes in Flint

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Child raising hand in classroom

A neighborhood’s physical disorder has been linked to differences in academic outcomes. However, school neighborhood has not been studied as a potential additional environmental factor in academic outcomes—until now. In…

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