Nearly 40 years ago, President Gerald Ford declared February as Black History Month, a time dedicated to honoring the achievements of African American men and women. But despite countless accomplishments throughout the decades, many African Americans, and other minority groups still face barriers when it comes to accessing everyday needs, like health care. Minority populations account for one-third of the U.S. population, but they make up more than half of the 50 million Americans who lack health insurance. Today, let's take some time to highlight how our partners work to make sure that all Americans, from the East Coast to the West Coast, and everywhere in between, have access to the medicines they need.
What if George Washington had Facebook? Would that change our political structure? Now that's something to think about! Even though our Founding Fathers lacked many of the tools that define our political process today, they were still able to garner political support. As advocates, we often take for granted these digital resources that leaders like George Washington did without.