This week’s episode, featuring Desiree Butler of The Pillow Talk of Birth with host Cartier Georgette, focuses on the alarming rate at which Black womxn are dying during childbirth.
“Black women’s maternal death rate has been shockingly high for decades, with few voices outside public health communities calling for action. What will it take to get people to recognize not just the racial disparity in death rates by the disparity in concern over U.S. Black women’s heath and lives?” — Cynthia Greenlee, historian and writer
This is a social issue. This is a racial issue. This is an economic issue.