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I don’t recall any point in my life at which racism wasn’t a clear and present danger to the emotional and physical health… Read More

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I first visited South Africa in 1994, while I was Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to review our… Read More

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Writer, womanist and often-times agitator Zora Neale Hurston once wrote… Read More

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