1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Newsmaker Plenary: The Health of a Nation: The Affordable Care Act on Trial
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on President Obama’s health care law will have far-reaching implications, from the November general election to, ultimately, access to quality health care for all Americans, especially African Americans. Nearly 5.5 million African Americans are uninsured and the fate of the health care law will have economic and social consequences. Join our panel of health experts and journalists for insightful analysis of this developing news story.
Michele Norris, Host, All Things Considered, NPR
Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood
Kathleen Stoll, Deputy Executive Director, Families USA
Marc Morial, President, National Urban League
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, New Orleans Health Commissioner
Melissa Harris Perry, Host, MSNBC