Aaron Sibarium

How the Centers for Disease Control Went Woke

A look at the experts and the arguments that persuaded a government agency to prioritize 'equity' over saving lives

In 2015, Dayna Bowen Matthew, the dean of George Washington University Law School, published a paper concerning alleged racial disparities in health care. She traced those disparities back to the Founding Fathers and argued their persistence today reflects the "structural violence" of American society.