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This Is Why COVID-19 Is Killing So Many Black People

From the Show: HER
Summary: As a physician and a PEW scholar, Dr. Pam says we should be focusing on the insidious causes of disparities in healthcare access. So when she came across Dr. Sabrina Strings' latest piece in the New York Times, she had to have her on.
Air Date: 7/7/20
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Sabrina Strings, PhD.

Sabrina Strings, PhD. is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Irvine who recently published a New York Times Op-Ed “It’s Not Obesity, Its Slavery” on why COVID-19 is killing so many black people.

  • Book Title: Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia
  • Guest Twitter Account: @SaStrings
This Is Why COVID-19 Is Killing So Many Black People

As a physician and a PEW scholar, Dr. Pam says we should be focusing on the insidious causes of disparities in healthcare access. So when she came across Dr. Sabrina Strings' piece in the New York Times, she had to have her on.

And now COVID is really showing us what our healthcare system lacks, especially when it comes to racial inequities. 

Dr. Sabrina Strings joins Dr. Pam to talk about her recent New York Times Article It’s Not Obesity, Its Slavery: We Know Why COVID-19 Is Killing So Many Black People.