impact of racism on heart disease among African Americans
The Angry Heart Collaborative: Connections Help
Create a Healthier Community.
Board of Advisors:
·Reverend William E. Dickerson,Pastor,Greater Love
Tabernacle in Dorchester, a prominent leader in
the African American community
·Elmer Freeman, Executive
Director of CCHERS, Director of Urban Health Programs and Policy
·Reverend Gregory Groover,Pastor,The Historic
CharlesStreetAMEChurch in Boston and Vice Chair of the Black Ministerial Alliance
·Mary Ann Hardenbergh, longtime social
activist and community organizer with a long history of work in civil rights,
education, and racial health disparities.
·Muriel Heiberger, Ed.D., widely known locally
and nationally as the founder and former Executive Director of Massachusetts
Immigration & Advocacy Coalition (MIRA).
·Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith,Professor of
Public Health Practice,HarvardUniversitySchool of Public
The project is
co-directed by Jay Fedigan, creator of The Angry Heart, a documentary about the
impact of racism on health, and Paula Parnagian, president of World View
Services, a diversity, conflict, and organizational consulting