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Biracial physician demoted after opposing critical race theory and Black Lives Matter

A Harvard-educated physician alleged she was demoted after her colleagues discovered her social media posts criticizing leftist movements and rhetoric. Dr. Tara Gustilo, who is a woman of color, claimed she was demoted from her role as chairwoman of the OB-GYN department for the Hennepin Healthcare system in Minneapolis because of social media posts she… Read More »

How unjust police killings damage the mental health of Black Americans

Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, many African Americans have reported feeling overwhelmed at times by the trauma, anguish, and outrage stirred up by Floyd’s death, as well as other incidents of police violence against Black victims. The disturbing frequency of these events, and the relentless news coverage of… Read More »

Black Africans in UK have limited knowledge of PrEP despite ongoing risk

Data from HIV Prevention England and the Terrence Higgins Trust show much lower levels of knowledge about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in people of Black African origin living in England than there is among gay and bisexual men, despite continuing high levels of risk behaviour and a much higher prevalence of HIV than people from… Read More »

Testing homeless people during COVID-19 identifies several new HIV cases, especially in Black people

An innovative peer-centred outreach project, testing homeless and unstably housed people in London during the height of the COVID epidemic for HIV and viral hepatitis, has revealed a significant proportion with HIV who were either undiagnosed, or diagnosed but not in care.  Dr Binta Sultan, physician in Inclusion Health at University College Hospital in London… Read More »