Tag - health

Their Money, Our Lives

In March, before data were available, I anticipated disparate rates of COVID-19 infection and death would be observed in African American communities in my interview on Roland Martin Unfiltered. Sadly, this prediction was borne out. By...

#FreeTheVaccine to End the Pandemic

The latest series of police killings of Black people, and ensuing nationwide protests, have understandably overshadowed the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States. Yet, the pandemic remains a distinct reality...

Hearing Loss in Gaza: Toward A Political Diagnosis

An analysis of any field of medical practice in Gaza is, from the outset, an analysis of thick layers of Israeli oppression. The case I offer here pertains to the field of speech-language pathology and audiology, which was first introduced...