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In this episode, Roberta Timothy talks about her new international health project, Black Health Matters, and explains why racial justice is a public health issue. In this photo, Dr. Janice Bacon, a primary care physician with Central Mississippi Health Services, gives Jeremiah Young, 11, a physical exam. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

🎧 Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 5

Black health matters: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 5

Ministries of education need to embed ongoing anti-racist training into their teacher education programs. Short-term anti-bias training has little impact. Here, a school school in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Short-term anti-racist training is not enough to counter systemic racism in Canadian education

COVID-19 has exposed how systemic racism affects the lives of many racialized students in Canada. But what are some possible solutions?
Temporary migrant workers in Canada are facing COVID-19 while dealing with an immigration system that leaves them vulnerable. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

COVID-19’s impact on migrant workers adds urgency to calls for permanent status

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought further suffering to migrant workers in Canada already experiencing the abuses of discriminatory immigration policies and poor working conditions.
The health and well-being of temporary foreign workers in the seafood industry in Atlantic Canada are disregarded in favour of business and economic concerns. (Paul Einerhand/Unsplash)

Profits trump COVID-19 protections for migrant seafood workers in Atlantic Canada

Debates about public safety and temporary foreign workers continue without input from those whose health is most affected. Migrant workers themselves are largely invisible amid discussions about risk.
A food bank in Alameda, California during the pandemic. Why are so many Americans struggling to get the food they need? John G. Mabanglo/EPA

The Conversation Weekly

The racial hunger gap in American cities and what to do about it

Plus, the discovery of the first known burial in Africa. Listen to episode 16 of The Conversation Weekly.
A vaccination centre in Mumbai, closed due to lack of supplies in late April. Divyakant Solanki/EPA

The Conversation Weekly

Why India’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout is faltering

Plus, the hidden world of microscopic fungi found inside the world's biggest seed bank. Listen to episode 15 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Cuba’s Soberana 02 coronavirus vaccine is one of two in phase 3 clinical trials. Ramon Espinosa/EPA

The Conversation Weekly

Cuba’s race to make its own coronavirus vaccine

Plus, a psychologist on how we look back at our big decisions in life. Listen to episode 14 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
A group of boys abducted by Boko Haram in Katsina State, northern Nigeria, after their release in December 2020. EPA

The Conversation Weekly

Nigeria: why do children keep getting kidnapped?

Plus, why women join Al-Shabaab in Kenya. Listen to episode 12 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.

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