Sickening : anti-Black racism and health disparities in the United States / Anne Pollock.

Author
Pollock, Anne, 1975- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2021]
  • ©2021
Description
viii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Summary note
"An event-by-event look at how institutionalized racism harms the health of African Americans in the twenty-first century"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Terrorism: the deaths of Black postal workers in the 2001 anthrax attacks
  • Un/natural disaster: chronic disease after Hurricane Katrina
  • Mass incarceration: on the suspended sentences of the Scott sisters
  • Environmental racism: protecting GM's machines while abandoning Flint's people
  • Police brutality: enforcing segregation at a pool party
  • Reproductive injustice: Serena Williams's birth story.
Other title(s)
Anti-Black racism and health disparities in the United States
ISBN
  • 9781517911713 (hardcover)
  • 1517911710 (hardcover)
  • 9781517911720 (paperback)
  • 1517911729 (paperback)
LCCN
2021022952
OCLC
1246143286
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