Statement from Jamie Brown, RN, a critical care nurse who is president of the Michigan Nurses Association
Racism is an urgent, pervasive public health crisis in our country. It is a longstanding illness that comes from a deep-rooted hate exhibited by our country’s failing systems. As nurses, we especially see the results of racism in our country’s unequal health care system – often to the point of people of color suffering preventable illness and even early death. Nurses support the outpouring of peaceful activism currently shining a light on systemic racism, which is the path toward healing. We are committed to helping create a country in which all of us – not just some of us – can live safe, healthy lives.
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