Riverside declares racism a public health crisis

Racism has been declared a public health crisis in Riverside.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- Racism has been declared a public health crisis in Riverside.

The Riverside City Council approved the resolution Wednesday following an hours-long meeting.

As part of the resolution, the council committed to start mandatory racial equity training for staff.

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San Bernardino County and several other cities nationwide have done the same in recent weeks.
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