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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

This project received support from the Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship and its Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being....
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.
The Castlemont neighborhood in East Oakland is known as a Best Babies Zone. The idea of this initiative is that improving life for everyone in the community will ultimately save babies.