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'1619 Project' journalist lays bare why Black Americans 'live sicker and die quicker'

Author Linda Villarosa has been writing about the racial disparities in health outcomes for decades and recently covered the topic for the New York Times' 1619 Project. She says that while she used to think poverty was to blame for Black Americans' health problems, she's now convinced that bias in the health care system and the "weathering" affect of living in a racist society are taking a serious toll on African Americans.

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T.R. Reid: Looking Overseas For 'Healing Of America'

Journalist and author T.R. Reid, a foreign correspondent for The Washington Post, set out on a global tour of hospitals and doctors' offices, all in the hopes of understanding how other industrialized nations provide affordable, effective universal health care. The result: his book The Healing of America.

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