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Race, Class, and Health: The 2017 Diversity Summer Film Series

July 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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One event on August 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Join the Library Diversity Programming and Education Committee as we explore the socio-economic and racial inequities in health, through three films from the Unnatural Causes series. Popcorn provided!

In Sickness and in Wealth
June 28, 1:00 – 2:15 pm
A study on the connections between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin color.

Becoming American
July 12, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Recent Mexican immigrants, although poorer, tend to be healthier than the average American, but as they are here longer, their health advantage erodes. Why?
Discussion facilitated by Sandra S. Albrecht, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Fellow, Carolina Population Center

When the Bough Breaks and Place Matters
August 3, 1:00 – 2:15 pm
A film on the effect of racism on African American infant mortality, followed by a film on the relationship between where one lives and health outcomes.


July 12, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Undergraduate Library, Room 205
203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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