Edition 3 – Racism

Edition 3, Racism

Racism acts upon our principles of justice, infringes the standard of respect, and disrespects equal liberty; lessening us as a society. This edition provides contextual cases and insight into issues surrounding political impunity, police brutality, and legal intervention with the hopes of bringing these issues to the forefront.


Catherine Tsasis, Associate Editor, HPHR 

Trends in US Deaths Due to Legal Intervention Among Black and White Men, Age 15-34 Years, by County Income Level: 1960-2010 By

Capable Guardians By Felton Earls, M.D. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Citation Earls F. Capable guardians. Harvard Public Health Review. Winter 2015;3.  10.54111/0001/C3 Capable Guardians

Police Killings, Political Impunity, Racism and the People’s Health: Issues for Our Times By Nancy Krieger, PhD Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Citation Krieger

HPHR Editorial: Racism Is a Public Health Problem By Andrew Boozary, Circe Le Compte, and Members of the Harvard Public Health Review Editorial