With the rollout of the first COVID-19 vaccine in the US this week, media coverage has been incessant about distrust of our medical industry in the black community. I’ve noticed very few of them actually talk about why. Medical racism. Have you heard of it? It’s been around, it’s an ongoing problem, and it’s coming…… Continue reading Medical Racism: What Was the Tuskegee Experiment?
Here’s an interesting read for you today: a story in TIME, titled: “COVID-19 Isn’t the First Pandemic to Affect Minority Populations Differently. Here’s What We Can Learn From the 1918 Flu”. https://youtu.be/4RimcD9py1Y It rings especially poignant today, as TIME says now, “over a century later, Black people are dying at more than twice the rate…… Continue reading Racial Bias for Pandemics
Let’s talk more about racial disparity in our country. It affects us in so many more ways than most people realize and recognize. Research recently published in the Journal of Pediatrics found healthy Black children are 3.5 times more likely to die within 30 days post-operation than their white counterparts. https://youtu.be/WNK_3tQ-Wa0 The study looked at…… Continue reading Healthy Black Children Are 3.5x More Likely to Die 30 Days after Surgery
Good morning everyone. I want to apologize for being silent yesterday. I was frustrated and, honestly, just speechless. I needed the 24 hours to process my thoughts and let those frustrations quell before I opened my mouth and spoke again. So here are my thoughts, and full disclosure, at the top of the show, this…… Continue reading Our Last Episode About CrossFit
I’m going to keep it short and sweet today because my intent is to try to communicate to Cody Anderson why his statement about bullying and cancel culture is wrong. While he did say he does not agree with or support the things Greg Glassman has said, he has criticized our movement for perpetuating “cancel…… Continue reading This is not ‘cancel culture’, this is fighting systematic injustice