Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
A group of young people representing a variety of ethnic minorities recently unveiled a mural in the town of Lansing, Michigan, protesting against tobacco promotion. The project, which the young artists worked on for a month during a summer camp, was organised by Lorenzo Lopez, education coordinator of a local community centre, together with an ethnic minority group opposed to tobacco advertising. He is seen here with some of those who created the mural, unveiling the work as the lyrics were “rapped” by one of the team. A prime concern of the group is the disproportionate amount of tobacco promotion found in areas where ethnic minorities live, the very places, they point out, where people already suffer lower incomes, have more problems, and are more prone to turning to alcohol and tobacco as supports.