Policies and practices in Canadian institutions mirror and reinforce beliefs, attitudes, prejudice, stereotyping and/or discrimination towards people of African descent and lead to a lack of equitable access, opportunities and outcomes for Black people.
This webinar series teaches viewers about how anti-Black racism impacts public health.
Part 1: #BlackLivesMatter in public health: Critical race theory, historical roots and legacies of anti-Black racism
In this webinar, hosts discuss the roots and legacy of anti-Black racism in society and the field of health. Viewers will learn about:
- Concepts of whiteness and privilege to situate systems of inequity.
- The Black Health Education Collaborative
- How anti-Black racism is demonstrated in the current context
Identify the historical roots and legacy of anti-Black racism in society and in the field of health
- Critical race theory and intersectionality as it pertains to the structural and social determinants of Black health
Part 2: Anti-Black racism: A look at the social and physiological health impacts of injustice
This webinar discusses the manifestations of anti-Black racism on the health, well-being and lives of Black people, and provides opportunities to reflect on anti-Black racist public health practices as a step towards accountability. Check out this recording to:
- Identify the physiological impacts of racism
- Unlearn race-based medicine and understand racism as a structural determinant of health
- Recognize anti-Black racism as a form of lateral violence in public health
- Amplify community voices and solutions to address anti-Black racism in public health