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A graduate of Stanford University, Sojourner Ahebee’s writing has been published in The Atlantic, The Academy of American Poets (Poem A Day), Ploughshares and elsewhere. Sojourner is a recipient of a 2019 MacDowell Fellowship.

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Suicide risk among Black and LGBTQ youth is rising. A new center will study why

Penn Medicine researchers were recently awarded a $14 million grant to launch Penn Innovation in Suicide Prevention Implementation Research.

By Sojourner Ahebee/WHYY

VA patients of color less likely to be prescribed blood thinners for a common cardiac issue, study shows

Researchers found that Black, Hispanic, and American Indian/Alaska Native patients were less likely to receive newer and more effective — and now standard-of-care — blood thinners.

By Sojourner Ahebee/WHYY

Lack of diversity in clinical trials has hurt patients of color. A new program aims to change that

According to the most recent Food and Drug Administration data on clinical trial participation, close to 80% of people taking part in the United States are white.

By Sojourner Ahebee/WHYY

Philly students secure historical marker commemorating 1967 school walkout notorious for Rizzo brutality

During the walkout, over 3,000 Philadelphia students protested racial injustice within the education system.

By Sojourner Ahebee/WHYY