In the city of Chicago, a stark contrast emerges when examining access to mainstream banking services. Particularly in the South Side, as well as areas marked by higher poverty rates, lower levels of education, and a significant Black or African American population, the availability of such essential services falls short
Introduction Chicago's diverse landscape is a tapestry of varied socio-economic and ethnic communities. Among these, African-American neighborhoods stand out, not just for their rich cultural heritage but, unfortunately, also for the stark healthcare disparities they face. Recent data analyses shed light on an alarming shortage of healthcare providers
Introduction The healthcare landscape in the United States is witnessing a significant transformation, particularly in the realm of pharmacy services. Recent developments, including the closure of numerous drug stores across the country, have brought to light a concerning trend: the disproportionate impact these closures have on Black communities. This article
Introduction Georgia's African-American community has stood strong and resilient despite overwhelming obstacles. From voting hurdles to systemic barriers, the community has fought tirelessly for democracy. Now, it is time to forge a new path forward. The Contract with Black Georgia presents an action-oriented roadmap to facilitate justice, equality,
Introduction In the business arena, it's often said that some are playing checkers while others are engaged in the multifaceted game of three-dimensional chess. The recent actions taken by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and subsequent court rulings have thrown a sharp and concerning spotlight on minority-owned firms&
Examining resource inequities in under-resourced Bexar County zip codes reveals disparities in essential resources. We can uplift these communities for equitable development with a holistic approach and strategic partnerships.
Uniting against resource deserts, NBCSL, NOBEL Women & the Equitable Growth Fund strive for a fairer, resource-rich America for all.
Today's health systems are an intricate network of various stakeholders, each playing a pivotal role in shaping the healthcare experience for patients. One such crucial element is Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). However, their impact on shaping "pharmacy deserts" and fueling health inequities needs in-depth exploration. Understanding
The Resource Vulnerability Index (RVI) reveals resource disparities in Washington, DC. Some zip codes have high RVI scores, while others face critical vulnerability. Addressing socioeconomic disparities and healthcare inequities is crucial for a more equitable future.