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Here’s What Gives Us Hope This Summer

States across the country are banning abortion — but we’re not backing down, and we’re not losing hope. Here’s why.

How We Can Protect the Health of Black Mamas

The Black maternal health crisis continues — but Congress and the Biden-Harris administration have an opportunity to encourage the systemic changes that can deliver healthier outcomes.

April 16, 2021

First Person: A Black Mama Standing Up for Maternal Health

32 weeks pregnant at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, an expectant mother talks about systemic racism in health care — and why Black mamas need support and resources to combat it

April 15, 2020

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Why the Fight for Black Mamas Is a Public Health Imperative

As we mark Black Maternal Health Week 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic makes clear that centering the communities and people most affected by health crises is crucial

April 13, 2020

Black Maternal Health Week: Why We Can’t Be Silent

One Black woman’s maternal health journey taught her how her personal experience was actually systemic.

April 17, 2019