Race to Health


Journalist Kenrya Rankin is giving us a glimpse into her world as a Black woman with multiple chronic conditions (spoiler: it’s tough). Lean in as she explores the ways racism impacts the health of people of color and offers ways we can all help change the course.

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We Are More Than What Happens to Our Bodies

Columnist and racial justice advocate Kenrya Rankin tackles the space where race and health meet—and reminds us that we aren’t defined by what ails us.

By Kenrya Rankin

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Is Racism Making Black Women Sick?

Our Race to Health columnist, Kenrya Rankin, explores the unique physiological impact of stress on the bodies of Black women.

By Kenrya Rankin