• The Terrifying Threat To Pregnant Black Women & Their Babies | Shady | Refinery29
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    The Terrifying Threat To Pregnant Black Women & Their Babies | Shady | Refinery29

    Some doctors, some nurses don’t want you to ask any questions. Our grandparents didn’t really want to go to the doctor because they never trusted the doctor. So then that got passed on to us. I felt like your biases is why my son is not here. Across the country, many black women are trying to realize the American dream, having a family. The problem is, far too many of them are going into the hospital and not making it back out. Income, prior health issues, genetics, none of it explains the disparity black women face. The one thing that could is something this country has struggled with for centuries.…

  • Why we need to talk about childbirth in the U.S.
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    Why we need to talk about childbirth in the U.S.

    My name is Patrisse Cullors and I am a senior fellow at MomsRising. Phew. So many women across the country, especially Black women, face some of the most horrific circumstances when showing up to the hospital to give birth. Here is my story. I remember everything like it was yesterday. My water broke and it broke like in the way, you know, the ways like TV, your water breaks and you yell, my water broke! I was excited. I was nervous. I knew that my baby’s feet were turned down. I knew that I had a high-risk pregnancy, but I was still determined to labor and give birth to my…

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    * Black People Are UnBorn: Made In America! – Minister Farrakhan “Speaks” *

    the want our whole planet. Black hand murdered Gaddafi. He got two girls. Karma bust through secret service this is God’s world. World Star taking advantage of your savagery can’t text it to your son, so you text it to me i’m bout to go in overdrive, shoot you with this dope verse who would stand up if God asked us “where are my angels”. and the love of the people and he said that to see people raised from where you found them to the level that garlic back in their behavior i could come here tonight and have the audience all fired up standing on your feet every…