Climate change impacts how the disease spreads, and racism affects how Black women are treated

An elderly Black woman as a patient at the hospital.
An elderly Black woman as a patient at the hospital.
Photo: ER Productions Limited/Getty Images


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Disclaimer: The only reason my wonderful mother is not front and center in this photo is that she declined to take pictures until she was in “the right mood.” I was instructed to find something and make it work… And on that note: Happy Mother’s Day!


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Photo by averie woodard.

Princella Talley

Heart of an artist. Soul of an activist. Public Voices fellow of the OpEd Project and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.

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