The lived experience of race and its health consequences.

  title={The lived experience of race and its health consequences.},
  author={Brian D. Smedley},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={102 5},
A growing body of research illuminates the mechanisms through which racism and discrimination influence the health status of people of color. Much of the focus of this research, however, has been on individually mediated racism (i.e., acts of discrimination and racial bias committed by White individuals against people of color). Yet research literature provides numerous examples of how racism operates not just at individual levels, but also at internalized, institutional, and structural levels… CONTINUE READING
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