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The Socioeconomic Inequality In Cancer

Jan 28, 2019
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Cancer mortality rates in the U.S. continue to drop, but not for everyone.

According to the American Cancer Society’s annual statistics report, the cancer death rate is 20 percent higher in the nation’s poorest compared to the affluent between 2011-2016. 

Today on All Sides, the socioeconomic inequality in cancer. 

Pride 2018: Minorities Within the LGBTQ Community

Jun 14, 2018
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Columbus will have two Pride celebrations this weekend. This comes a year after a group of activists staged a protest at Stonewall's Pride Parade. They formed a human chain across the parade route to bring awareness to violence and the lack of inclusion of LGBTQ communities of color.

Four activists were arrested, and three were charged with misdemeanors. In the fallout, Stonewall's program coordinator resigned in protest and the executive director retired. 

Mental Health And Minority Communities

Apr 27, 2018
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Minority groups such as African Americans and Latinos are often overlooked by the mental health community. Lack of availability, cultural stigma of mental illness, and discriminatory practices are among the factors that affect access to proper treatment for minorities.

We'll look at how these issues impact minority communities and what can be done to improve access to treatment.

Mental Health And Minority Communities

Mar 29, 2018
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Minority groups such as African Americans and Latinos are often overlooked by the mental health community. Lack of availability, cultural stigma of mental illness, and discriminatory practices are among the factors that affect access to proper treatment for minorities.

We'll look at how these issues impact minority communities and what can be done to improve access to treatment.

Mass Incarceration in the U.S.

Apr 19, 2010

The U.S. leads the world in the number of inmates in prison or jail, and a majority of prisoners are African-American or Hispanic. Ohio State University Moritz College of Law professor Michelle Alexander discusses her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.