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BKReader: Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality


August 17, 2020

“As predominantly Black communities throughout New York City are ravaged by COVID-19, the city has been reminded of something it is a privilege to forget: the intense racial disparities that exist in healthcare access and quality, here and across the United States. Though any strain this daunting reality puts on families of color is appalling, in no aspect of life is systemic racism in healthcare more agonizing than in regards to maternal care.”

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