U of T’s new Black Health Lead on how to build anti-racist health care post-pandemic

Roberta Timothy spoke with the Star about flaws with how COVID-19 was handled with regard to Black communities, potential fixes, and what’s needed coming out of the pandemic.

Roberta Timothy remembers when she was growing up, prior to a trip to the doctor’s, her mother would make sure the kids’ outfits were put together.

“You would think you were going to high tea,” Timothy laughs. But after over 30 years working in community health spaces, Timothy understands what her mom was reacting to…