Thoughts & Insights

Share Michellene’s journey on living a life of purpose, power, and passion.
“Your presence on this planet is intentional. You are here on purpose. Live up to it!”

April 11, 2020

The Great Magnifier: Why Collection Racial Data During COVID-19 Is a Necessary Start – But Only the Start (Part 2)

The Coronavirus pandemic, as it has been called, is not the “great equalizer.” Rather, it is more a “great magnifier.”

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April 10, 2020

The Great Magnifier: How COVID-19 Makes Inequity Visible

As America continues to brace against and prepare for what comes next during this coronavirus pandemic, a simmering nationwide discussion is effectively highlighting that which those dedicated to health equity have always known:

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March 1, 2020

Maternal Morality

My godmother’s sister – a woman whom I called my Aunt – died in childbirth at University Hospital in Newark. And though it was the same hospital in which she worked as a nurse, when she said something felt wrong, no one listened.

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