The Black LIFE Study

The overall aims of this project are to explore the effects of multiple levels of racism on the immune function, and overall health of urban African Americans, and to test a novel structural-level intervention to reduce the negative impact of racism. Read More

Meritocracy & African-American Health

Many people believe that, with the right mix of talent, ability, hard work, and opportunity, anyone can achieve the wealth and success that the American Dream has come to represent. Read More

Neighborhood charm & disorder

Physical disorder is defined as the deterioration of urban landscapes. But what makes for a charming neighborhood? Read More

Article from Black LIFE offshoot study published A paper investigating whether White residents in three Boston neighborhoods derive health benefits from inequality was published in Social S More

Article on RISE published The first article from the Black LIFE Study was published (online first) in the Journal of Urban Health. The paper reports on RISE (Racism More