TED TALKS – The Effects of Racism in the United States – 10 videos

TODAY’S TED TALK – How racism makes us sick

17:27 minutes · TEDMED 2016Talks to help you understand racism in America

Why does race matter so profoundly for health? David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality. In this eye-opening talk, Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system — and offers hopeful examples of programs across the US that are working to dismantle discrimination.  Watch now »

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PLAYLIST OF THE DAY

Talks to help you understand racism in AmericaTalks to help you understand racism in America

For black Americans, the far-reaching effects of racism are felt daily. From passionate pleas for reform to poetic turns of phrase, these speakers take an honest look at everyday realities and illuminate the way forward. 

Watch »  9 talks · Total run time 1:57:47

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