My path to good health left me with a suspicion that maybe our health care system doesn’t care about black people. Say it with me: black lives matter.
Throughout childhood, I underwent a variety of dental procedures. After I had several teeth pulled in one go, I accidentally chewed a hole into my cheek.
White people have abandoned Native American women (and all women of color) in their fight for visibility and justice. We must start centering their stories.
A school counselor once told me, “Why don’t you look at community colleges? They’re more affordable.” Immediately my education dreams were crushed.
One shift to our approach to policy advocacy was including housing, food access, and other non-health care legislation in our analysis of health policy.