In the South, infant mortality is by far the highest in the country, with Mississippi’s rate of 8.12 deaths per 1,000 live births ranking worst.Read More
Black Girl Environmentalist, or “BGE,” brings together women and non-binary individuals with a shared interest in environmentalism, including newcomers.Read More
She Says Doctors Ignored Her Concerns About Her Pregnancy. For Many Black Women, It’s a Familiar Story.
Many pregnant people say doctors and nurses do not listen to them and their concerns are often dismissed; pregnant Black people face an even higher burden.Read More
For three former gang members, their battle scars and faded tattoos recall the past. Because of those experiences on the front lines, some people trust these women more than they do the police. The women fill in the gaps for a community fighting economic inequality, homelessness, health disparities, and gun violence.Read More
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Doctors offer parents back-to-school advice for students who are taking in-person classes and participating in extracurricular activities during the pandemic.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.