I am a 40-year-old Black, female pediatric psychologist, and I contracted COVID-19. So did my 95-year-old grandmother. This virus flourishes within the inequities, bred by historical and current racism, of social determinants of health, having a more negative impact on Black and brown individuals. Nevertheless, we both survived. Black Girl Magic persists, and with the privilege of education combined with the grit of advocacy, my grandmother and I became statistics …
Post Author: Amy R. Beck, PhD
Amy R. Beck is a pediatric psychologist.
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