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Ode to Public Health Academy: Urgent Call to Reform and Go Beyond Pretty Words

Racism is a public health issue. Police violence is a public health issue. Social justice is a public health issue. Let us add a qualifying noun such as “structural” or “systematic” to strengthen our “response” to anti-Blackness and racism. Black lives matter. With some wordsmithing, some variation of these lines basically constitutes large chunks of the “statements” and “responses” issued

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