Black girls are being subjected to disproportionately high disciplinary rates and other threats to their self-esteem, their physical well-being and their future. “We are in a battle for the souls of Black girls,” one expert warns.Read More
Expectant mothers with the virus had a 50% higher chance of being admitted to intensive care and a 70% higher chance of being intubated than nonpregnant women in their childbearing years, according to the CDC.Read More
First responders and medical service workers around the country are enduring once-in-a-lifetime encounters with stress, including a disproportionate number of black women.Read More
The coronavirus entered Milwaukee from a white, affluent suburb. Then it took root in the city’s black community and erupted. Milwaukee is one of the few places tracking the racial breakdown of infections, offering a glimpse at the disproportionate destruction COVID-19 is inflicting on black communities nationwide.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are contracting the coronavirus at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Is there hope? Yes, there are things that we can do, Dr. Melissa Clark explains. Click here to read.