African American History Culture : What is ‘Weathering’? The phenomenon that is killing Black people slowly

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Nov 17, 2006

What is ‘Weathering’? The phenomenon that is killing Black people slowly

The term was coined by Arline Geronimus, associate director and professor of Health Behavior & Health Education at University of Michigan, to describe the erosion of health that impacts Black and Brown people much earlier in life than white Americans.


Dr. Shamard Charles is an assistant professor of public health and health promotion at St. Francis College and sits on the anti-bias review board of Dot Dash/VeryWell Health


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