News & Media

The National Collaborative for Health Equity presents the latest news, articles, events and program highlights to help you stay connected and informed.

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Recognizing Majority-Black Cities, When Their Existence is Being Questioned

Recognizing Majority-Black Cities, When Their Existence is Being Questioned

Articles | October 13 2017

By Andre M. Perry, Brookings Black Lives Matter (BLM) is “a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-black racism that permeates our society,” according to its founders. Created after the killing of Trayvon Martin by George...

White Hate, Black Hate and the Shades of Difference

White Hate, Black Hate and the Shades of Difference

Articles | October 9 2017

By William C. Anderson, Truthout  The rallying of white supremacist extremism in the US has caused fear and confusion for much of the general public. It's clear that the ascension of Donald Trump and the mass mobilization of white supremacist...

As Many as 450,000 People in the County Live in Food Deserts; Group Wants to Increase Access to Supermarkets

As Many as 450,000 People in the County Live in Food Deserts; Group Wants to Increase Access to Supermarkets

Articles | October 5 2017

By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer; [email protected] CLEVELAND, Ohio - Until last December, the stretch of Euclid Avenue near Richmond Road in Euclid was plagued by a dying shopping center and not many options for healthy foods for local...

Oppose the Graham-Cassidy Plan Which Will Destroy Medicaid, End the Medicaid Expansion, and Defund Planned Parenthood

Oppose the Graham-Cassidy Plan Which Will Destroy Medicaid, End the Medicaid Expansion, and Defund Planned Parenthood

Announcements, Archive | September 26 2017

On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Health Law Program, the National Partnership for Women & Families, and the 234 organizations signed on to the attached letter, we urge you to oppose the...

NCHE’s Brian Smedley to Appear on “News One Now” Hosted by Roland Martin

NCHE’s Brian Smedley to Appear on “News One Now” Hosted by Roland Martin

Articles, Events | September 25 2017

Brian D. Smedley, co-founder and Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity, will appear on "News One Now" to speak on the effects that passing the American Health Care Act will have on people of color. Listen to the "News...

National Coalition on School Diversity (NCSD) Fourth National Conference

National Coalition on School Diversity (NCSD) Fourth National Conference

Events | September 14 2017

NCSD's national conference, “A Struggle We Must Win: Advancing School Integration Through Activism, Youth Voice, and Policy Reform,” focuses on empowering communities and the next generation of leaders. We expect the event to bring together...

Location, Location, Location: Why Houston’s Poor, Nonwhite Communities Will Bear the Brunt of Harvey’s Fury

Location, Location, Location: Why Houston’s Poor, Nonwhite Communities Will Bear the Brunt of Harvey’s Fury

Articles | August 29 2017

By Tanasia Kenney As Hurricane Harvey continues its path of destruction across southeastern Texas, those confined to low-income, nonwhite communities are among the storm’s most vulnerable victims. The hurricane, now...

In 1965, the City of Charlottesville Demolished a Thriving Black Neighborhood

In 1965, the City of Charlottesville Demolished a Thriving Black Neighborhood

Articles | August 22 2017

By Laura Smith (Timeline) On a Saturday morning in 1965, movers came to the Johnson home. Kathy Johnson and her three-year-old sister listened at the breakfast table, as their mother, Elsie, gave the movers instructions. The family was...

Jarvis DeBerry, a Culture Health Leader, speaks about  the incident Charlottesville

Jarvis DeBerry, a Culture Health Leader, speaks about the incident Charlottesville

Articles, Video | August 17 2017

(MSNBC) - Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins Lawrence O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long...

NCHE Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

NCHE Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

Archive, Articles | August 14 2017

The National Collaborative for Health Equity strongly condemns the violence that resulted in at three deaths and dozens of injuries in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Our hearts are heavy, both because of the senseless...