Structural racism in the U.S. is killing the black body

Simone Landrum getting a prenatal massage. Credit LaToya Ruby Frazier for The New York Times

Maternal mortality rates among Black women are extraordinarily high in the U.S. Additionally, according to the March of Dimes, Black women experience premature births at a rate that is 49% higher than any other group.

Read this stunning piece from Linda Villarosa featured in the New York Times Magazine (April 11, 2018).

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