Race plays a major role in health as poverty limits access to quality healthcare. And a majority of the poor in the U.S. are people of color. Bringing equal opportunity into the health and wellness arena must be intentional as this 2006 fact sheet shows. It brings an awareness to the issue, shows the consequences of unintended biased actions and presents tools and strategies for overcoming racial inequities in healthcare. For more information, visit the Race Matters Institute website.