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Report: Racism responsible for illness, short lives among Rochester African Americans (access required)

Black people in Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region are sicker and live shorter lives due to racial bias in housing, education, employment, criminal justice and other areas, a new report from Common Ground Health shows. “Structural racism is literally stealing the breath from the Black community,” said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground, the region’s ...
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