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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Two Women Put On The UK’s First Ever Black Girl Festival

“When we talk about the black experience, it’s so easy to talk about the black American experience. I’ve lived in this country for 26 years and my parents have lived here longer as well. [This was] an important focus on the UK, focus on the microaggressions, focus on racism, focus on the celebrations, all the gloriousness that we black women are creating in this country.”

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