Serena Williams Invests in Organization to Tackle High Black Maternal Death Rate

Emma McGowan
Jul 15, 2019 - 8:55

American mothers are dying at an alarming rate. Despite being one of the most developed nations in the world, we have a death rate of 17.2 deaths per 100,000 live births, and around 500,000 women are severely injured due to childbirth each year. And for Black women, the numbers are even more horrific: Black women are three times as likely to die from pregnancy-related complications as white women, 

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