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Group of nurses in hospital hold signs "Racism is a Public Health Crisis" and "Black Lives Matter"

Nurses on Buffalo massacre: Moral outrage not enough, it’s long past time for accountability and action

NNIU echoed the widespread shock and horror at the deadly, racist attack in Buffalo and pledged to work with elected officials and community organizations to hold accountable not just the perpetrators of white supremacist terrorism, but also those who inspire and encourage them.

National Nurses United
May 17, 2022

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Global Nurses United Press Clips

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

Global Nurses United
June 22, 2020

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Nurse hold signs "Black Lives Matter"

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