BLACK HEALTH MATTERS
COVID-19 VACCINES & THE BLACK COMMUNITY
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Black Lives Matter, which means Black Health Matters too.

Open, transparent conversations in our communities and public information sharing with one another is key to understanding the vaccines — especially if you’re unsure whether or not getting one truly is the right choice for you.

To help you sort through the vast pool of vaccine information currently available, we’ve narrowed down some of the most significant topics regarding COVID-19 vaccine perception amongst Black communities and put them all in one easy to understand vaccine guide: Black Health Matters: COVID-19 Vaccines & the Black Community!

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Vaccine hesitancy does not equal refusal.

Our communities have been hit hard by COVID-19, and we deserve to experience life without this type of social and economic loss. The vaccine is our best shot to protect the health and safety of our communities. Just because someone is hesitant does not mean they will refuse the vaccine when it is available to them. It might mean they need more information to not only feel empowered and in control of their health, but also to make confident, informed decisions regarding their medical wellbeing.

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A student guide to in-person learning & the COVID-19 vaccine! 

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Tune in to the conversation!

Check out Season 2, Episode 3 ‘Are you worried about getting the COVID-19 vaccine?’ from the ULMS podcast to join our conversation about the perspective of vaccine access, hesitancy & acceptance amongst Black communities and more!

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50 FAQ Videos About the COVID-19 Vaccines by Black Health Professionals

Black and Latinx health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Y'all Getting Vaccinated?

A Talk about Racism, Medicine, COVID-19 Vaccines and the Black Community. Black health professionals grounded this conversation with a timeline of health injustice faced by the Black community, from Tuskegee to the deep disparities of this global pandemic and its toll on the Black community.

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Vaccine Conversation #6

Z-Twins Radio hosts a COVID-19 discussion with Fathiya Abdi and Zyna Bakari about vaccine outreach and providing vaccine access and incentives for the community.

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Vaccine Conversation #8

Z-Twins Radio hosts a COVID-19 discussion with Christymarie Jackson and Zyna Bakari about ways to address vaccine hesitancy and misinformation by sharing the right resources and spaces to learn more about the vaccines.

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