COVID & Medical Distrust in the Black Community
Last updated on February 16th, 2022 at 04:23 pm
Part of Black History Month 2022
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
Location: Online, attend via Zoom
National Theme – Black Health & Wellness
Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASLAH)
COVID-19 continues to ravage the Black community at an overwhelming rate. However, according to nationwide data, Black Americans are less inclined to receive COVID vaccinations than White Americans, with questions and debates looming over the vaccine and its efficacy. This workshop will highlight the disturbing history of the US medical healthcare system and Black exploitation, how it affects us today, and steps you can take moving forward to become medically informed.