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Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Voices
July 6, 2017
A new report linking reproductive, racial, and criminal justice challenges facing Black women highlights what they stand to lose with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). ... read more »
Ridley-Thomas: ‘Healthcare is a Right, Not a Privilege. We Will Fight’
June 29, 2017
Four of the five members of the Board of Supervisors said Tuesday that the pending Senate bill to repeal Obamacare would be a damaging step backward for Los Angeles County. ... read more »
HOW MISS USA DERAILED HER HEADLINE
June 15, 2017
“Nuclear Chemist Crowned Miss USA!” That should’ve been the headline. When a 25-year-old scientist from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wins a beauty pageant, it ought to rattle the cages of repressive, sexist stereotypes all around the world. ... read more »
President Trump’s Cruel War on Children
June 1, 2017
Our nation’s budget should reflect our nation’s professed values, but President Trump’s 2018 Federal Budget, “A New Foundation for America’s Greatness,” radically does the opposite. This immoral budget declares war on America’s children, our most vulnerable group, and the foundation of our nation’s current and future economic, military and leadership security. ... read more »
TrumpCare Puts African American Health Progress at Risk
May 17, 2017
They promised to replace it with a plan that would cover more people and bring costs down ... read more »
Healthcare workers push for dialysis treatment regulations
May 11, 2017
Nurses, patients, and other health care workers outlined proposed legislation to regulate dialysis treatment during a briefing hosted by New America Media at SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West on May 4. ... read more »
New parents have a lot to be joyful about, but the worries can add up as well
May 4, 2017
If you qualify for special enrollment, you can get yourself covered with a plan that best fits your needs and budget ... read more »
The Legacy of the 44th President of the United States of America: Barack Hussein Obama
January 18, 2017
Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th and first Black President of the United States has been called many things.  He is considered an adept orator, a man of consummate grace and prodigious intellect; the President who made healthcare coverage a reality for millions of Americans, as well as the President that said “the last person Osama bin Laden saw on earth was an American and hopefully, at that moment, he understood that the American people hadn’t forgotten the 3,000 people he killed”.  ... read more »
MAKE YOUR 2017 HAPPY NEW YEAR; “A HEALTHY NEW YEAR”
January 11, 2017
I can walk to Freedom, But only if I have a Healthy Body - Martin Luther King Jr. ... read more »
Invaluable Coverage
January 11, 2017
The deadline to sign up for coverage in 2017 nears ... read more »
Americans Spend Almost $10,000 Each Year on Health Insurance 
December 14, 2016
Health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 5.8 percent last year and reached $3.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person, based on new analysis from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore. ... read more »
Have You Taken Advantage of America’s Hard Fought Healthcare?
December 13, 2016
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare will run now through Jan. 31. If you want a plan that takes effect Jan. 1, you’ll need to sign up by Dec. 15. The deadline for coverage that starts Feb. 1 is Jan. 15. If you sign up between Jan. 15 and Jan. 31, your coverage will begin March 1. ... read more »
Back-to-School Festival Readies Youth For School
July 21, 2016
Mothers In Action continues to serve with supplies, healthcare and information for the community ... read more »
Increased Mobile Phone Use by Blacks Fuels New Economic Justice Controversy
April 6, 2016
It is a rare conversation in Black America. Phrases like “sponsored data” and “zero rated programs” and “free data” are simply not bread and butter issues like the more familiar “quality education”, “criminal justice”, and “health care”, among others. ... read more »
Covered California Open Enrollment ends Jan. 31
January 21, 2016
Covered California has partnered with African American churches across the state to inform congregants that there is still time to apply for affordable health coverage. Titled “Big Sunday,” Peter V. ... read more »
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