Dr. Jackie addresses racial disparities in maternal health for Black women

Rolling out recently sat down with obstetrician-gynecologist Jacqueline “Dr. Jackie” Walters to discuss the importance of the Black community’s awareness of racial disparities in maternal health. Racial disparities in maternal health: What does that mean for Black women? We’ve heard the statistics: Black women are three to four times more likely to die due to […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield announces new plan to combat racial disparities

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Announces National Health Equity Strategy to Confront the Nation’s Crisis in Racial Health Disparities Sets Goal to Reduce Racial Disparities in Maternal Health by 50% in Five Years CHICAGO, IL (April 20, 2021) – Today, as part of its ongoing mission to improve the health of America, the Blue Cross […]

Rep. Ted James takes aim at police brutality, racial disparities in Louisiana

Rep. Ted James has served District 101 in the Louisiana House of Representatives for nearly a decade. During his tenure, James has worked on the Administration of Criminal Justice Committee, which seeks to find ways to improve the criminal justice system. In a recent special session that was called to set forth a task force […]

Viola Davis calls for race-based pay gap to be closed

Viola Davis has called out the pay discrepancy in Hollywood between women of color and White actresses. The Suicide Squad star has been watching with interest as the industry’s gender pay gap has been tackled by some of Hollywood’s leading ladies, such as Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Ruth Wilson, and now she insists is the […]