Racial Justice


Nurses holds signs "Racial Justic Now"

National Nurses United statement on racial justice

National Nurses United (NNU) stands with the family of George Floyd and the millions of people who took to the streets last summer demanding true justice and social change. NNU calls for a public commitment to solutions to end structural racism and promote social equity and healing.

National Nurses United
April 13, 2021


nurses holding signs

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


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