This is an EXTRA CREDIT assignment. In order to earn this credit you must register for the event or watch the recording and complete a short essay (see details below):
Requirement: Short Essay: Submit a short essay between 500-600 total words (Times New Roman font, 11) using a WORD document. Based on discussions during this event/recording, please answer the following three questions:
1. – What are some health effects suffered by Black Americans as a result of systemic and structural racism?
2. – What are some causes for the disproportionate rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the Black American population?
3. – What are some ways that members of the Global Health community can pursue racial justice in healthcare when the disparities of access and quality are ingrained in the system itself?