The coronavirus pandemic has exposed entrenched health inequities for communities of color in the US and around the globe. As part of our regular series discussing the pandemic and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with Nancy Krieger from Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Krieger recently co-authored an analysis confirming the extent of such disparities.

South Africa's new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the AIDS epidemic there.
About 2.4 million Chinese Americans are of voting age, and a third of them are still undecided.
China's economic summit overshadowed by the European Parliament's decision to award its top human rights prize to a jailed Chinese dissident.
Holland-based 'Triodos' Bank has managed to weather the global financial crunch so far -- by sticking to its socially minded agenda.
If Latinos vote in large numbers in Virginia, they may play a critical role in the outcome of the presidential election.
"Heavy Voodoo," a newly recorded song by Jamaican reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry, was written some 30 years ago, forecasting the current global economic crisis.
President Bush invites world leaders to a summit in Washington next month to discuss the underlying causes of the world economic crisis.
McCain and Obama campaigns target Latinos with Spanish language ads -- how they compare.
The 8th annual Waga Hip-Hop festival is under way in West Africa and the focus this year is on African female rappers.
The financial turmoil shaking major economies could hurt millions in developing countries where people are already facing higher food and fuel prices.

Pages