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Racial Disparities in Health Care Access Magnified As More Gain Coverage
The Huffington Post

I was recently on a telephone call with Antron McKay-West, the president and founder of Upgrade Mississippi. He was describing the frustration people in his tiny hometown on the Mississippi Delta experienced trying to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Most families in the town still don’t have Internet in their homes; cellphone reception is unreliable, it comes and goes like the clouds blowing across the sky.