Health & Well-being
Everett Worthington, a leading researcher on the science of forgiveness, has a plethora of resources available at his website.
This is a great primer on the complex immune system and why COVID-19 responses vary so much from person to person. It’s wonderfully well-written, making a confusing topic accessible.
In terms of number and severity of cases, the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately impacting black and brown populations in the United States.
The history of race in our country has led to significant generational trauma and that generational trauma negatively influences the health and well-being of persons of color. Generational trauma is described here and a range of relevant research is summarized here.
Income differences fall starkly along racial lines in America (graphs like these are striking). Poverty then impacts physical and mental health, including an individual’s DNA as described in this research.