Commentary: Pediatricians called to address racism, intolerance to achieve health equity
- Second Opinions
Children are exposed to media reports of politicians who demonize groups of people based on their country of origin or their faith, of people criticized for advocating for equal rights for people of color, and of violence against black and brown people and police officers. This is the world in which our children live, and we as pediatricians can choose to stay silent, essentially complicit in racism’s effects, or we can take a stand.
Conscious vs. unconscious bias