Stateside: Racism as a health crisis; historical lessons about vaccines; 1A host Jenn White
Today on Stateside, we revisit some of our favorite conversations from this year. We discuss why many experts say we should think about racism as a public health crisis. Plus, what the history of vaccine development can tell us about the timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Measuring impact of Gov. Whitmer’s declaration of racism as a public health crisis
- Camille Busette is director of The Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C.
- This segment originally aired Aug. 7, 2020.
What history tells us about the timeline for a successful COVID-19 vaccine
- Dr. Howard Markel is a medical historian at the University of Michigan.
- This segment originally aired Aug. 5, 2020.
How Detroit native and 1A host Jenn White brings a Midwestern perspective to a national audience
- Jenn White is the host of NPR’s 1A and the former host of All Things Considered for Michigan Radio.
- This segment originally aired Aug. 17, 2020.