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DAY SIX:

MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY

“We Can't watch Black Women die.” Marsha Jones

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From Harvard Public Health

America is Failing Its Black Mothers


https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/magazine/magazine_article/america-is-failing-its-black-mothers/

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From CBS News

Infant mortality rate higher for black mothers than any other race



https://youtu.be/EsFgHO7_zeg

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From NPR

Black Mothers Keep Dying After Giving Birth, Shalon Irving's Story Explains Why


https://www.npr.org/2017/12/07/568948782/black-mothers-keep-dying-after-giving-birth-shalon-irvings-story-explains-why

Please note that we do not endorse the stories above, we are simply providing a list of resources pertinent to DEI topics.

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