A 1930s Interview Of The Last Slave Ship Survivor Has Resurfaced

n the early 1930s – a period after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston located the last surviving captive of the last slave ship to bring Africans to the United States. Ms. Hurston wrote the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God based on the interviews she conducted with the survivor but she struggled to release the book, at the time.

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Racism: The Evergreen Toxin Killing Black Mothers and Infants

A growing body of research suggests that even when clinicians control for education, income, and health, black women and their infants are dying at significantly higher rates than other groups of U.S mothers and babies. And while race is a consistent factor threaded throughout the data, the driver of these disparities is racism.

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