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Birthing While Black In California

By Breanna Reeves

Image: Chuck Bibbs

Image: Chuck Bibbs

It Begins Like This – Birthing While Black Part 1

The disproportionate rate at which Black birthing people die as a result of pregnancy-related causes in the U.S. is no secret. While California may have a lower rate of pregnancy-related deaths, California is not exempt from the problem. Black birthing people in the state still experience a higher rate of death than any other race,…