“We are sick and tired of being sick and tired.” – Fannie Lou Hamer (1964)
Medicaid Expansion is vital in providing healthcare to those in need. Expanding Medicaid in Black communities has been proven to drastically increase the number of individuals with health insurance and reduce the uninsured population, providing greater access to primary health care and preventive services.
Black Voters Matter (BVM) announced its new “Sick and Tired” initiative, as part of its #StateofEmergency campaign, which will focus on mobilizing Black voters, young people, grassroot organizers and policymakers around the need for Medicaid expansion and more access to equitable and affordable healthcare for Black and rural communities. Learn more here.