Monday, Feb. 18 — Reel and Meal at the New Deal presents POWER TO HEAL: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution, By threatening to withhold federal funding from any hospital that practiced racial discrimination, the implementation of Medicare in 1965 helped desegregate 2000 American hospitals virtually overnight. Lyndon Johnson sent 1,000 inspectors south who determined that half of southern hospitals remained segregated and would lose funding because of it. Panel discussion about today’s inequality in health care and the movement for universal health care with follow the film.
This month’s Venues, Times and Meal Plan have changed!!
RSVPs are Required By Feb 14 8pm/ Meal is $!4.00; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
7:45 PM Our free film will be shown at the Old Greenbelt Theater, 129 Centerway, just across the plaza from the New Deal Café. RSVP/Registration is Requested via event page HCHR-MD.org