The lack of appropriate role models on television has always been
worrisome to leaders in the African American community. However, a new
animated children’s series that features a six-year-old Black girl named Doc McStuffins who aspires to become a doctor one day
like her mother is providing inspiration to young Black
Health disparities are creating economic burdens for families,
communities and the nation’s health care system. Across the country,
infant mortality and chronic diseases continue to affect people of color
at rates far higher than those for whites.