Hidden Barriers

Racism, a public health crisis

03/24/2021 | 7m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

After the resurgence of Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, many declared racism a public health crisis. So what exactly does that mean? Scientists now say that, in addition to socioeconomic factors, the constant stress of racism slowly takes a toll on a cellular level — and that can explain some of the pandemic-related health care disparities in our community.

Aired: 03/24/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Hidden Barriers is a local public television program presented by KCTS 9.