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Op-Ed: Three lessons for philanthropy in addressing systemic racism in health care

May 12, 2023

By Makeeba McCreary

Racism is embedded deep within America’s public health infrastructure as it is in so many systems in our county.

COVID-19 was an introduction to this fact for many white Americans. They saw—in some cases for the first time—how the inequities in our health systems are deadly for people of color. But for Black and Brown Americans, this was just the latest manifestation of the structural racism within a system allegedly designed to keep all Americans healthy and safe—a system in desperate need of change. And it is up to us in philanthropy to make that change possible.

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