Blacks Have The Greatest Need For Organ Transplants, So Why Aren’t We Donating?

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Blacks are the largest minority group in need of organ transplants according to the latest organ donor statistics. According to, 30 percent of people currently waiting for an organ donation are African American. We make up 34 percent of the people waiting for a kidney transplant and 25 percent of those waiting for a heart. 

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