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A Cultural Conversation: Playing with Sickle Cell

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A Cultural Conversation: Playing with Sickle Cell

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Free

A Cultural Conversation: Playing with Sickle Cell is the first in a series of conversations hosted by the Black Women’s Health Imperative to address social and environmental justice issues in the context of health and diseases impacting Black Americans. It launches on Tuesday, September 29th, at 7:00 pm EST and features:

  • Jemele Hill, Moderator and Award-Winning Sports Journalist
  • Ryan Clark, Former NFL Pro Bowl Safety  
  • Santonio Holmes, Former NFL Pro Bowl Wide Receiver and Super Bowl Champion
  • Devin McCourty, NFL Free Safety for the New England Patriots, 3x Super Bowl Champion, and Sickle Cell Advocate
  • Ty Montgomery, Running Back for the New Orleans Saints
  • Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley, Clinical Director of Hematology and Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 
  • Linda Goler Blount, MPH, President & CEO-Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI)

September is designated as National Sickle Cell Disease Month, which focuses on building awareness of the disease’s debilitating effect on adults and children and amplifying the need for more research and treatment. 

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Date:
September 29
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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