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Minority Health Care Inequality

The Quality Of Health Care You Receive Likely Depends On Your Skin Color

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living

Unequal health care continues to be a serious problem for black Americans. More than a decade after the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark rep...

Many African Americans Still Only Dream of High Quality Health Care

Edna Kane-Williams | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices
Edna Kane-Williams

We'll know Black lives matters when the dream of high quality health care for all Americans becomes a reality.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Losing Patients: Inside The Fight For Black America's Health | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices

This article is part of a Huffington Post series examining the state of Black America. To read more, click here. For her 40th birthday in October 2...

STUDY: Minority Health Care Outcomes Have Little To Do With Health Coverage Or Lack Of It

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Bill Toland | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices

Black and Hispanic populations receive lesser-quality health care, at lesser hospitals, than do whites. Why is that? One persistent theory is that m...

Addressing Disparities, Promoting Health Equity and Ending HIV/AIDS

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Levi

We've come a long way in the battle against HIV/AIDS. However, we must remain vigilant: We cannot ignore the startling statistics of new HIV infections of gay and bisexual men, especially among black and Hispanic men.

A Human-Rights Lens on the Affordable Care Act

Risa E. Kaufman | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Risa E. Kaufman

By extending health care coverage to new, under-served groups, the ACA squarely responds to concerns repeatedly raised by international human rights bodies and experts about racial disparities in U.S. health care policy.

Closing the Health Care Gap

Rep. Donna M. Christensen | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Donna M. Christensen

I left my family practice of 21 years to make a difference in the health care and health status of communities like mine, which have long suffered from the impact of health inequities. It has been my main focus since coming to Washington.