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Appendix D: Special Presentation: Unnatural Causes
Pages 85-86

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... The purpose of the preview was to educate Roundtable members and the audience about the root of causes of health disparities but more importantly to foster discussion about how the documentary can be used as a tool to stimulate action in communities and organizations. The first segment in the series aired on March 27, 2008, on PBS stations. The segment screened at the workshop, entitled "When the Bough Breaks," addressed the disproportionate infant mortality rates of babies born to African American women.
From page 86...
... Another participant commented that while direct implications of racism in health care are easy to see, there are also indirect effects of institutional racism, specifically neglect. She highlighted the increasing prevalence of HIV among African Americans and Latinos and the associated lack of money for programs to address HIV in these populations as an example of such neglect.

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