Cookie Consent: We use cookies to give you the best online experience, for analytics, performance, and to tailor the experience towards your interests.

Skip to content
Pic of Fresh Air

How Systemic Racism Determines Black Health & Wealth In Chicago

May 6, 2021

Fresh Air


There is a 30-year gap in the life expectancy of some Black and white Chicagoans. Journalist Linda Villarosa talks about the link between racism and health outcomes, and tells her own family's story.

Also, we remember rock historian Ed Ward, who died this week.