Your race may negatively impact how your healthcare needs are viewed and what treatment you receive.

The American Public Health Association (APHA) has a mission to “Improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status.”

Read more about The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation here.

Your race will affect the healthcare you receive, not as a result of DNA, rather a result of your access to healthcare and your socioeconomic level.

Racial disparities have clear implications with regard to healthcare. Everyone’s well-being is of value. Elected officials should not be entitled to healthcare access denied to the public. The primary pre-existing condition we all share is the human condition.

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Tami Warren is the writer, and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of levity in Denver, Colorado. Tami holds a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. However, she does not physically hold the B.A. in her hands, the document is safely stored in a secure facility. Humor is healthy, therefore, cachinnate with other carbon based life forms. Reach out to Tami in the Mile High City: or @namastenegro

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