Color Me Bad? Scientist Calls Negative Stereotypes a ‘Threat’ to Black Health (NBC News)

NBC News featured research by Cleopatra Abdou of the USC Leonard Davis School finding negative stereotypes of black Americans and other minorities are directly linked to negative health outcomes among marginalized groups. “My goal is to transform the way that healthcare is delivered and the way that patients and providers interact with each other in healthcare settings. This is cultural competency redefined,” Abdou said. Louisiana Weekly also highlighted the research.