After more than a year of virtual work, employers are making plans to get back to the physical workplace. That has many workers worrying about the return of microaggressions and bias, too.
If mismanagement of a pandemic, widespread corruption, impeachment, the end of government oversight and accountability, racism, the caging of immigrant children, abuse of the powers of the state, and continued voter suppression are not enough to decide your vote this election season, here are seven public health issues that might guide your thinking. The four […]
Data from the Black Women’s Health Study at BU reveals link between exposure to racism and lower cognitive function later in life.
Over the course of June, BU Diversity & Inclusion hosted a series of virtual conversations that address broader societal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of leading experts across multiple fields, our goal was to catalyze important new dialogue about inequities, challenges, and opportunities exposed by the virus. Mental Health and Race Social […]
Masks, enforced social distance and other public health measures intended to slow the spread of the Coronavirus pose unique challenges to the 37 million American adults with impaired hearing.
The health benefits of expressing gratitude are many, and some might surprise you.
The evening meal is usually a time for community, but this year, Muslims have to adapt.
The Steve Fund is aware of the impact that COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having on the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color, including adolescents, college students, and young adults and their families. As our nation confronts this public health crisis, The Steve Fund is sharing information and tips to help young people […]
Some of the HBR edit staff met virtually the other day — a screen full of faces in a scene becoming more common everywhere. We talked about the content we’re commissioning in this harrowing time of a pandemic and how we can help people. But we also talked about how we were feeling. One colleague […]
Being told that all of us should regularly take time to list the things we’re grateful for sets my teeth on edge. It took me a while to figure out why. I realize that anyone who criticizes gratitude (really? gratitude??) risks being labeled not merely a contrarian but a curmudgeon, and even the fact that […]