Health Disparities Are Real for Black Americans (iHeartRadio)

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Some might look at this problem as Mission: Impossible. Not so, however, for the National Black Leadership Commission on Health when it comes to tackling the huge disparities that continue to exist around the health of black Americans. Whether its HIV-AIDS, mental health, breast cancer, heart disease, diabetes, the black community in America suffers at far greater rates. My interview with C. Virginia Fields illustrates what her organization is doing to educate and mobilize among this population cohort of nearly 40 million.


The National Black Leadership Commission on Health (NBLCH) is a nonprofit organization that depends on donations and grants. With your help we will continue the fight to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, addressing Hepatitis C while expanding to include cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, sickle cell, diabetes, and mental health.