February 21, 2014

The Affordable Care Act is a Historic Opportunity to Advance Health Care Justice for African-Americans

Kevin Oshinskie

Health Equity Intern

As we celebrate Black History Month and remember the contributions of African-Americans throughout our nation's history, it's important to also focus on the work that still lies ahead to achieve racial justice.

Decades ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane."

Despite the progress we have made, African-Americans and other people of color still struggle daily with unjust, and sometimes deadly, health care inequality.

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