A selected offering of sights and sounds from interviews with and writings by and about Dr. Blackstock, Health Justice’s Founder and Executive Director.
Video & News Articles
The content creator and Health Justice executive director represent a new generation of LGBTQ+ changemakers.
By Mikelle Street, June 29, 2022, OUT Magazine
Calls Grow for Medicare for All; Uninsured & Communities of Color Hurt Most by End of COVID-19 Funds
Democracy Now! March 31, 2022
Washington Post –Lucky Tran and Oni Blackstock, April 20, 2022
Washington Post, –Oni Blackstock, Alexandra Skinner and Julia Raifman, October 18, 2021
Henrietta Lacks’ story was common in medicine during that time period, and institutions should atone for using Black women’s bodies without their consent, doctor says
Insider, –DeArbea Walker, October 11, 2021
“All the work that I do is all just mission-driven, purpose-driven. It’s what I want to do for my community,” says Dr. Blackstock. The Grio, –N.S. Alford, September 17, 2021
Washington Post –O. Blackstock & U. Blackstock, September 17, 2021
HIV/AIDS and Stigma (with Peter Staley, Jonathan Van Ness & Dr. Oni Blackstock). April 13, 2021.
Episode 188: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 10 — Counterspaces in Medicine: Creating Safe Spaces and Redefining Value.
Dr. Blackstock discusses her unique experience as a Black organizational leader, her research, inequity in healthcare/workplace, and equity solutions that can be taken and applied to any professional environment.
“Where Race, Disparity, and Pandemic Collide: COVID-19 USA” —Dr. Blackstock speaks about social justice, Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ+ rights and the way the COVID-19 crisis has unequally affected marginalized communities.
“Dr. Oni Blackstock on NYC’s Health Response”—Dr. Blackstock discusses the impacts of racism on health services, including the inequities in health outcomes and the parallels between her work in HIV prevention and treatment and the response to the novel coronavirus.
February 19, 2021
“Opinion: Black Americans should face lower age cutoffs to qualify for a vaccine”. Oni Blackstock and Uché Blackstock, The Washington Post.
February 1, 2021
“Opinion: White Americans are being vaccinated at higher rates than Black Americans. Such inequity cannot stand”. Uché Blackstock and Oni Blackstock, The Washington Post.
January 8, 2021
“”Serving the People Body and Soul”—Centering Black Communities to Achieve Health Justice”. Uché Blackstock and Oni Blackstock, JAMA Health Forum.