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

New funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Naa Oyo A. Kwate will chair a conference at the Center for Race and Ethnicity entitled "The City as Health Policy," to be held in the spring More

New paper on police perceptions of Black women A new paper examining the ways in which NYPD officers classify Black women's bodies has just been published in Race and Social Problems. It More