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Illuminated by Morehouse: Episode 1 – COVID-19 Myth Debunking


In the inaugural episode, we are setting the record straight on all things COVID-19, including details about the virus, how the vaccines work, vaccine hesitancy in the Black community, the historical intersection of Black Americans and the American healthcare system, and more. You will want to listen to this conversation! 

Morehouse College is excited to share the launch of Illuminated by Morehouse, a new conversation series through which the College brings the discourse from its hallowed halls to the digital world to spark intellectual conversations, challenge perspectives, and make an impact. As we declare on our seal, "et facta est lux," we are illuminating the world by sharing the light of knowledge that emanates from Morehouse.

In the inaugural episode, we are setting the record straight on all things COVID-19, including details about the virus, how the vaccines work, vaccine hesitancy in the Black community, the historical intersection of Black Americans and the American healthcare system, and more. You will want to listen to this conversation!

Rising senior sociology major Olamide Fagbamiye sits down with Dr. Frank Jones ’85, general, trauma, and critical care surgeon and adjunct professor at the Morehouse School of Medicine, alongside Dr. Harold Bennett, associate professor of religion and chair of the department of philosophy and religion at Morehouse College, to casually and candidly speak to the facts of the COVID-19 virus and vaccines, answer frequently asked questions, and debunk a few myths in the process.

Watch the first episode of Illuminated by Morehouse and stay tuned for future episodes of this new series!