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Five Questions for HHS Secretary Azar

This week, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar will testify before several Congressional committees regarding the dangerous Trump budget — which guts vital health-care programs, including Medicaid. We've got some questions we want him to answer.

 

 

 

What to Know About the Fight for Reproductive Justice

For a future with greater health equity and empowerment for Black people, people of color, and Indigenous people this movement is leading the way

Feb. 21, 2020

Black Maternal Health Week: Why We Can’t Be Silent

One Black woman’s maternal health journey taught her how her personal experience was actually systemic.

April 17, 2019

Register to Vote

 

You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.

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Celebrating the Leaders in Black Communities Who Have Fought — and Who Are Fighting — for the Healthiest, Most Just Generation Ever

While we celebrate those who have in the past and those who continue to the fight today at the intersections of racial, gender, reproductive, and LGBTQ justice, we must also join in the fight with them. 

Feb. 1, 2017

Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Defenders

By supporting legislation and securing funding for programs, they look after our physical, mental, and economic well-being. We have a long history of public engagement — from fighting for suffrage, integration and health care — and we need our Defenders to advance our causes.
Feb. 18, 2015

Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Tastemakers

Our community’s Tastemakers address our hopes and concerns, delivering our messages to millions.
Feb. 18, 2015

Black History Month 2015: Telling the Continuing Stories of Our Bold Leaders

This Black History Month, we find ourselves in difficult and trying times. That’s why it’s so important to reflect on the long narrative of challenges in the black community, as well as remember our resilience, faith, and innovation as we collectively look toward solutions.
Feb. 12, 2015

Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Storytellers

There’s always more than one way to tell a story. Our community’s storytellers not only report what’s going on in the world, they put race, gender and social justice at the center. They uncover racial injustice in access to health care and denounce efforts to defund Planned Parenthood. They include our voices, and they tell the stories that urgently must be heard.
Feb. 9, 2015

Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Power Players

Even when they’ve reached the top of the corporate hierarchy, our Power Players have not forgotten their roots. They leverage their power and influence to fund new initiatives and to empower a new generation of leadership. Thanks to these leaders, African-American issues are represented in boardrooms around the world.
Feb. 3, 2015