Health Care

Repeal ‘Obamacare’: GOP will try at least


The campaign goal: “Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions!”  Join a community that is well informed on health issues in the news. See the links below and Get Empowered Now. Read more »

Marc Morial on Diversity and Tyson Foods' Partnership to Address Hunger and Wellness

As part of Tyson Foods Diversity Education Speaker series, Marc Morial, President & CEO of National Urban League, talks about diversity and Tyson Foods' partnership to address hunger and wellness. Since 2012, the National Urban League and Tyson Foods have partnered to address food insecurities, hunger relief and awareness in Mississippi and currently in Tennessee.

Marketplace Enrollment Hits 5 Million Milestone

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

As this historic open enrollment period enters its final weeks, millions of Americans are finding quality, affordable coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act.  Fernando Valdez and Denise Schroeder were part of a weekend wave of consumers signing up for new coverage and bringing enrollment nationwide to more than 5 million through the Federal and State-based Marketplaces since October 1st. Read more »


Houston Launch Way to Well Health Tour

Houston Launch: Way to Well Health Tour with National Urban League


National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide observance that sheds light on the disease's impact on women and girls.

#GetCovered By March 31st

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CDC: Swizz Beatz Urges Young People to Act Against AIDS

CDC: Rapper and music producer, Swizz Beatz, talks about HIV among African Americans and the importance of knowing your HIV status. Swizz Beatz teamed up with Lifebeat and Act Against AIDS to encourage young people to get tested for HIV. Visit to find free HIV testing in your area. Get the facts. Get tested. Get involved.


Al Sharpton plans trip to Baton Rouge to discuss AIDS

The Advocate: Al Sharpton plans trip to Baton Rouge to discuss AIDS

Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is coming to Baton Rouge at the end of February to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

What is NBHAAD?        

National Black Hiv/Aids Awareness Day is an HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative designed to increase the awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment among Blacks in the United States and across the Diaspora.
The movement has four main objectives that it hopes to realize within Black communities: