Beyond the Headlines – Detroit – Episode 15 Increasing black organ donors

Beyond the Headlines – Detroit – Episode 15 Dr. Donyale Padgett, a spokeswoman for Gift of Life Michigan, discusses organ donation and how the organization seeks to increase donors. About 30 percent of the total candidates currently waiting for transplants are black, but were only about 14 percent of organ donors in 2015. And of those, about 73 percent of donor organs from African Americans were from deceased donors.