FLOURISHING WHILE BLACK
AUGUST 7, 2019 SPECIAL ISSUE

" Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." – Harriet Tubman
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The Nation’s Pediatricians Say that Racism is Devastating to Black Children. CHN’s Founder and President Says They’re Right, But Here’s What They’ve Overlooked.

By Enola G. Aird, CHN Founder and President
It’s amazing how often the news media give big play to an academic report that tells us something Black mothers already knew. Another example of the old saying nothing is real until White people discover or acknowledge it. Does that seem harsh? Consider the splashy coverage given to last week’s policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics entitled  The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health. The AAP’s statement warned that the health dangers posed to children by racism “have become acute” and that racism, including racism experienced by the mother, “can have devastating long-term effects on children’s health.” It’s received plenty of favorable news coverage. Read More.
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