Shakir Cannon, advocate for minority health, dies


Shakir Cannon, advocate for minority health, dies

Shakir Lateef Cannon, a 34-year-old advocate for raising awareness of sickle cell disease and improving health disparities affecting minorities, whose efforts took him to the White House in recent years, died Tuesday at Albany Medical Center Hospital, following a sudden respiratory infection, according to his mother.

Source: Times Unition
Shakir Cannon, advocate for minority health, dies

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