Breaking Barriers: The Black Nurse.



The U.S. may be more diverse these days, but we cannot be blind to the lack of diversity in the healthcare profession. According to the 2017 National Nursing Workforce survey, out of the 4.6 million registered nurses in the country, only 6.2% are African American. Black nurses are vital within black communities. Practicing in undesired areas that consist of a large percentage of black families, improvi