The Coronavirus pandemic has upended life for people across the United States and the world. But the experience and severity are not equal.
In the United States, deep inequities, rooted in a history of exploitation and maltreatment of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, are making the COVID crisis worse. Intersecting communities of people have been systematically “otherized” to the detriment of their health.
We cannot be silent anymore. The National Health Law Program’s health equity blog series focuses on the grave health inequities plaguing this country. The time is now – let’s make this the tipping point in addressing health inequities!
Our Health Equity blog series launches Monday, July 27. We encourage you to explore our back catalog of blogs touching on issues of health care and race, access, and health equity.
- July 31, 2020
Trump Administration Rolls Back Important Health Care Protections for People with Disabilities and Chronic Health ConditionsRead more
On June 24, 2020, the Trump Administration announced it would roll back regulatory provisions protecting against discrimination in health care. Delivered in the midst of a global pandemic, this…
- July 31, 2020Read more
As we consider the effects of racism on the health of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and how the COVID-19 pandemic underscores these health disparities, we must…
- July 22, 2020Read more
We are pleased to include in our blog series on equity some perspectives offered by the National Health Law Program’s board member, Dr. L.D. Britt, Henry Ford Professor &…