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Affordable Care Act Helped Make Health Insurance Access More Equal, but Racial and Ethnic Gaps Remain

U-M Economist Thomas Buchmueller and Survey Research Center Research Professor Helen Levy co-author a study about Medicare and how it has disproportionately helped minorities in the United States. March 3, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Health/Wellness #Society #healthcare #Medicare/Medicaid #Inequality #RaceandEthnicity ​​​​​​​​​​


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ACA Made Health Insurance Access More Equal but Racial, Ethnic Gaps Remain

Michigan Ross Professor of Public Policy Sarah Miller discusses a study on the Affordable Care Act's racial and ethnic gaps in access to healthcare and health insurance in relation to states that expanded Medicaid. March 2, 2020. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #healthcare #PublicPolicy #Medicare/Medicaid #RaceandEthnicity


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Pioneers and Pathbreakers: Black History Milestones at Michigan Medicine

In honor of Black History Month, Michigan Medicine shares the stories of trailblazers and key players from the African American community, who prevailed at the U-M Medical School, while dealing with racism and other negative sentiment. February 12, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #ArtsandCulture #RaceandEthnicity ​​​​​​​


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"Farming While Black: Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty"

U-M "Food Literacy for All" lecture series welcomes cofounder of Soul Fire Farm Leah Penniman to speak on the initiative's goals to increase farmland stewardship by people of color, restore Afro-indigenous farming practices, and end food apartheid. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #EnvironmentandSustainability #Society #RaceandEthnicity #SocialJustice ​​​​​​​

 03-10-2020 | 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM ET


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2020 Tanner Lecture on Human Values: "Theorizing Racial Justice"

Ford School is hosting Charles Mills for the 2019-2020 Tanner Lecture to discuss racial justice. #60+mins #PublicPolicy #Event #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #RaceandEthnicity ​​​​​​​

 02-12-2020 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM ET


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2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium: Looking the Other Way: Exclusion within Pedagogy and Practic

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning presents the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium with a focus on the historical exclusion of minorities from the architecture and urban planning fields. #60+mins #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Symposium #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Society #RaceandEthnicity #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion

 01-16-2020 | 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET


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Taking a Stand Exhibition Tour + Queer & Trans Artists of Color Book Read Event Series

Stamps Gallery offers an exhibition tour of Taking a Stand, along with a group discussion on the book Queer & Trans Artist of Color, Volume 1. Please RSVP for this free event. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #Exhibit #StampsGallery #ArtsandCulture #LGBTQ #RaceandEthnicity

 01-18-2020 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET


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Water, Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink: Black Women Face a ‘Contraceptive Desert’

U-M Population Studies Researcher Jennifer Barber finds that while black women tend to live closer to pharmacies than white women, those pharmacies tend to have less information and access to birth control. November 14, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #RaceandEthnicity #GenderIssues


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The Received Wisdom Podcast: Episode 2: Technology, Optimism, and Race ft. Ruha Benjamin

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Shobita Parthasarathy cohosts the podcast series "The Received Wisdom." In this second episode, the role of race after the introduction of technology to society is discussed. October 29, 2019. #30-60mins #PublicPolicy #podcast #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #Technology #RaceandEthnicity #shobitaparthasarathy ​​​​​​​​


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DialogueUP! Episode 1: Featuring Rebecca Kinney, Ph.D. on the Narrative of Renewal in Detroit

U-M Intergroup Relations Alumna Rebecca Kinney discusses her book, "Beautiful Wastelands," which focuses the on racialized conception of renewal and gentrification in Detroit. November 1, 2018. #15-30-mins #universityofmichigan-other #podcast #TheProgramofIntergroupRelations #Society #ArtsandCulture #RaceandEthnicity #Detroit ​​​​​​​​