Video: The Effects of COVID-19 on the African American Community

Executive Summary

Black people with disabilities have the right to access healthcare! COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting communities of color nationwide. Miriam Heard discusses health care inequities that particularly affect the Black community. Check out her video message for a few tips on advocating for greater access to healthcare coverage during the Coronavirus pandemic.

This video is part of the National Disability Rights Network’s “Know Your Healthcare Rights” series intended to help strengthen self-advocacy, address racial inequities, and protect the rights and lives of people with disabilities.

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