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What John Henryism can teach us about Health and Racial Equity

June 21, 2017

I think often of John Henryism because I see it in Black men, both those who are highly successful according to standards such as high income and influence as well as those who are struggling under the weight of poverty. I was reminded again of John Henryism when a Black philanthropic leader questioned my focus on racial equity and a systems approach to change.

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