Namaste Noir: Yoga Co-Op Seeks to Diversify Yoga to Heal Racialized Trauma – Health Education Article

By Chandra Thomas Whitfield, KHN DENVER — Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended community meetings or handed out cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmers market, which has brought local, fresh foods and produce to this city’s food deserts for more than a decade. Her busy schedule came to an abrupt halt…

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We Cannot Afford Leaders Who Lie. – Health Article

Posted on | May 30, 2020 | No Comments Source: John Autey/Twin Cities Pioneer Press Mike Magee In the re-build of Germany and Japan under the Marshall Plan, we elected to start with a health plan – in part because we recognized that all other social determinants – justice, housing, nutrition, education, clean air and water, transportation, safety and security – would be enhanced in the process. We understood that this 1948 infusion of what would today amount to $128…

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Will They Renounce Their Previous Support of a Very Racially Divisive Politician? – Health Article

Leaders of big health care organizations frequently profess their social responsibility, and traditionally have avoided political partisanship.  However, their actions have not always been consistent with these sentiments. Now, in response to the police killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests, many health care leaders pledged their support for racial peace and justice.  However, some of these leaders have previously supported  political leaders whose actions may have contributed to the current crisis. Recently there were two cases showing vivid contrasts…

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