Adam Gaffney is a physician and writer whose work has also appeared (either in print or online) in the New Republic, Salon, US News & World Report, Jacobin, In These Times, USA Today, CNN.com, and on his blog at www.theprogressivephysician.net. He is a fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also an adviser to the board of the Physicians for a National Health Program. All views expressed are his alone.
Is the Path to Racial Health Equity Paved with “Reparations”? The Politics of Health, Part II
The history of American racial health "disparities" between whites and blacks begins with some of the former forcing some of the latter onto slave ships....