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African Americans Health Disparities

Better Health for All Americans: Bending the Arc Toward Justice

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D. | Posted 12.22.2011 | Black Voices
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

Equity in health and health care are singular human rights. We seldom say out loud that it really means what happens when you're not white. And disparities remain because the majority of America too often fails, even today, to regard the vast numbers of our poorest, oldest, sickest non-white people as equal members of our society.