It’s Time to Stop Racializing Blood Donation

“We Need Black Blood”

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While it is generally accepted that race is a social construct, in 2022 blood services in countries such as the US, UK and others continue to call specifically for Black blood donors to save Black patients. The unfortunate implication of this practice is to perpetuate the belief that biological race is real and legitimize the troubling ideology of race science. It…

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Clare Xanthos, PhD

Clare Xanthos, PhD

WRITER. SCHOLAR. RESEARCHER. Interests: Racial Equity, Racial Justice, Colorblind Racism. Co-Editor: Social Determinants of Health among African-American Men.