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Nurses hold signs "Racism is a Public Health Crisis"

Las Palmas, El Paso RNs To Protest Manager’s Racist Behavior

Registered nurses at HCA’s Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, RNs will hold a press conference Wednesday to protest a manager’s racist diatribe directed at two Latina RNs and demand the hospital administration adhere to and enforce a zero tolerance for racism policy.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
July 7, 2020

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Nurses hold signs "Racism is a Public Health Crisis"

This Juneteenth, celebrating Black freedom means caring about Black health

“I can’t breathe,” Gary Fowler told three different metro Detroit emergency departments, as he begged for a COVID-19 test. He was dismissed and turned away each time. On April 7, 2020, sitting up in a recliner because breathing was so difficult, he died at age 56.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
June 18, 2020