Under the Skin

by Author Linda Villarosa

  • Publisher Doubleday
  • Year published 2022
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0385544887
  • Number of pages 288 pages
  • WorldCat

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About the Book
Book description

The first book to tell the full story of race and health in America today, showing the toll racism takes on individuals and the health of our nation, by a groundbreaking journalist at the New York Times Magazineebook icon Audio book icon

NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR |  J Anthony Lukas Book Prize Winner  | NYPL Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism Finalist

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About the Author
Author description

Linda Villarosa is a journalist, an educator and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. She covers the intersection of race, justice and public health. She is a former executive editor at Essence Magazine, and her essay on medical myths was included in the Pulitzer-Prize winning 1619 Project. Her 2018 New York Times Magazine article "Why America's Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis" was a finalist for the National Magazine Award. Linda is a professor at the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY with a joint appointment at the City College of New York.

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