Addressing Racism

George Floyd Memorial

Philadelphia FIGHT has collected materials on racism in America and how to address it that we hope readers will find useful.  So far, these materials include a Google Doc,  Justice in June that enables you to undertake a self- paced learning program where you choose how much time you have and follow this plan for 30 days;  a New York Times article where they asked writers to share books that had deepened their understanding of race, resulting in a  compilation of over 50 books novels, histories, sociological studies, plays, memoirs and literary criticism.:  “Every work of American literature  is about race.  Writers on How We Got Here” with links to each book.  We will be adding more training materials in the next few weeks. 


Resources

These best friends created a wildly popular Google doc about how to be an ally to the black community (Washington Post, June 19, 2020)

‘Every Work of American Literature Is About Race’: Writers on How We Got Here (New York Times, June 30, 2020)

John Lewis
John Lewis.
Stanley Wolfson, World Telegram staff photographer / Public domain

John Lewis: Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation – Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe (New York Times, July 30, 2020)

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.


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