“Deep Dive Needed on DC Racial Health Disparities” WTOP News on Research Co-Authored by Dr. Christopher King

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WTOP News talks about findings on the recent publication co-authored by Dr. Christopher King, about how structural racism has left DC with stark differences in health outcomes. Dr. King is quoted on the article saying that, to understand these racial disparities, “it’s important that we look at practices, policies and events that have occurred in the past 200 years,” including urban renewal, white flight and redlining, and, in the case of DC, its lack of autonomy.

Read the piece on WTOP News.