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I remember the first time I heard about black infant mortality disparities. I was at a conference... more »
posted 03/30/18

Priska Neely's Work

KPCC’s Priska Neely reports on one of the reasons it has been so hard to bring down the black infant mortality rate: systemic racism is at the heart of the issue.
It's one thing to identify the complex social cause of this crisis. It's far harder to combat racism and stop more babies from dying.
Reporter Priska Neely talks to her sister Nicole to talk about the two babies she lost nearly 20 years ago, after going into premature labor both times.