Homicide among young Black men in Toronto: an unrecognized public health crisis?

@article{Khenti2013HomicideAY,
  title={Homicide among young Black men in Toronto: an unrecognized public health crisis?},
  author={Akwatu Khenti},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2013},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={
          e12-4
        }
}
  • Akwatu Khenti
  • Published in
    Canadian journal of public…
    2013
  • Medicine
  • This commentary addresses the high homicide rates among young Black men in Toronto, Ontario. It posits that homicide among this population is an unrecognized major public health crisis that should be a priority for the field. The author suggests that the dramatic rate of Black homicides in Toronto is a consequence of income inequality, poverty, poor quality of life, mental health risks, and sustained racism. The commentary calls upon public health scientists to prioritize research about… CONTINUE READING

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