Editor's Note: This op-ed was prepared by Shruti Khandai, BA, BS, Emery Smith, Fathudin Abdullahi, Matthew D. Moore, JD, MPH, Charles Jonassaint PhD, and Michael Stanton, PhD. Shruti Khandai,
Emery Smith, and Fathudin Abdullahi are students at California State University, East Bay. Matthew D. Moore, Charles R. Jonassaint, and Michael V. Stanton (@drmikestanton) are professors and colleagues. Matthew D. Moore is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the College of Community Health Sciences at University of Nevada, Reno. Charles R. Jonassaint is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Social Work and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh. Michael V. Stanton is Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at California State University, East Bay. This op-ed is part of our Black History Month Special Series.
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