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November 29, 2021

Acupuncture is Activism: Updated Zine by Maya Z.

Read & download this zine to learn about discrimination & racism in healthcare– and how the Black Panther Party and other activists fought for public health initiatives in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It provides a historical roadmap of healthcare injustices towards communities of color and specifically Black people in the U.S.– and also an inspiring glimpse into grassroots healthcare projects from the Young Lords, the Black Panthers, and other activist organizations.

Enter fullscreen mode for an immersive experience, or download the Zine so you can follow the links throughout to learn more.

About the Author

AIMC graduate Maya Zitrin, LAc., MS, authored this zine as a project in her Public Health course at AIMC Berkeley. She published the first version in June 2020 and revised it in November 2021. She is an RN and truly understands integrative medicine. She is working on a research project studying ambiguous racism, it’s affect Ego-depletion leading cardiovascular disease in Black people, and how acupuncture and qi gong provide effective treatment modalities.

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