Black Mothers In NYC Are 12 Times More Likely To Die In Childbirth Than White Women

The numbers of Black women dying from complications during pregnancy and childbirth are alarming. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Black women are three to four times more likely to die trying to bring life into this world than their white counterparts. But in New York City, that number is even higher. [brightcove id=5632355376001] […]

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  • a Teen Raises Over $23,000 To Send 1000 Girls To Watch ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ February 25, 2018
  • a Michelle Obama’s Memoir To Be Released In November 2018: ‘I Can’t Wait To Share My Story’ February 25, 2018
  • a ‘George Zimmerman 2.0′ Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing Unarmed Black Man February 25, 2018
  • a Samuel L. Jackson Tears Apart Donald Trump Over Armed Teachers Plan February 25, 2018
  • a Tamika Mallory Points Out Double Standard In National Response To Florida Shooting Protests: ‘I Was So Frustrated’ February 24, 2018
  • a New Campaign Created For Low-Income Kids To See ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ For Free  February 24, 2018
  • a Tisha Campbell-Martin Is Asking For Spousal Support In Divorce From Duane Martin February 24, 2018