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It’s time for Black folks to have a conversation between us, about us.

Despite having one of the highest COVID-19 mortality rates in the U.S., Black people are among those least likely to get the vaccines.

This new video series dispels misinformation and provides accessible facts to help Black people with this important decision.

Black doctors, nurses and researchers are featured in this living video library offering an open, honest, and credible conversation about the COVID-19 vaccines. W. Kamau Bell appears in a launch video for the series.

Health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines:

  • Noha Aboelata, MD Founder, Roots Community Clinic; Family Practice
  • Florence Awosika, DNP, CRNP Nurse Practitioner
  • Janice Blanchard, MD, PhD Emergency Medicine
  • Joia Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG Executive Director, National Birth Equity Collaborative; OB/GYN
  • Damon Francis, MD Internal Medicine
  • Gina Gregory-Burns, MD Internal Medicine
  • Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH Nurse Practitioner and Researcher
  • Sheryl Heron, MD, MPH, FACEP Emergency Medicine
  • David Malebranche, MD, MPH Internal Medicine, HIV/AIDS Researcher
  • Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG President, Morehouse School of Medicine; OB/GYN
  • Pamela Simms-Mackey, MD, FAAP Pediatrician
  • Sara Whetstone, MD, MHS OB/GYN

It’s time for Black folks to have a conversation between us, about us.

Despite having one of the highest COVID-19 mortality rates in the U.S., Black people are among those least likely to get the vaccines.

This new video series dispels misinformation and provides accessible facts to help Black people with this important decision.

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Black doctors, nurses and researchers are featured in this living video library offering an open, honest, and credible conversation about the COVID-19 vaccines. W. Kamau Bell appears in a launch video for the series.

Health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines:

  • Noha Aboelata, MD Founder, Roots Community Clinic; Family Practice
  • Florence Awosika, DNP, CRNP Nurse Practitioner
  • Janice Blanchard, MD Emergency Medicine
  • Joia Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG Executive Director, National Birth Equity Collaborative; OB/GYN
  • Damon Francis, MD Internal Medicine
  • Gina Gregory-Burns, MD Internal Medicine
  • Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH Nurse Practitioner and Researcher
  • Sheryl Heron, MD, MPH, FACEP Emergency Medicine
  • David Malebranche, MD, MPH Internal Medicine, HIV/AIDS Researcher
  • Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG President, Morehouse School of Medicine; OB/GYN
  • Pamela Simms-Mackey, MD, FAAP Pediatrician
  • Sara Whetstone, MD, MHS OB/GYN

THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us is produced by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation), a nonprofit organization focusing on national health issues (no affiliation with Kaiser Permanente), and presented by KFF’s Greater Than COVID public information initiative and the Black Coalition Against COVID (BCAC). YouTube/Google are supporting distribution of the series across their platforms. Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, a pediatrician and public health advocate, and Reed Tuckson, MD, Founding Member, BCAC, developed the campaign with KFF.

Jacob Kornbluth Productions worked with KFF and BCAC to create the videos. California Health Care Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund and Sierra Health Foundation have generously contributed funding to the production and are supporting distribution.

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