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The Black Maternal Health Crisis is Rooted in Racism

Myths from slavery cause medical bias and higher mortality rates in Black mothers and children

Updated October 8, 2022

Yesterday, this disturbing TikTok video went viral of a nurse questioning a pregnant woman’s pain and request for medical treatment. According to the Twitter thread…



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Teressa P.

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