This Racism Is Killing Me Inside

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Jan 10, 201831m
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This Racism Is Killing Me Inside
Jan 10 '1831m
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On this weeks episode we hear the story of Shalon Irving, who passed away after giving birth to her daughter. Black women in the United States are 243 percent more likely than white women to die of pregnancy- or childbirth-related causes. There's evidence that shows this gap is caused by the "weathering" effects of racism.

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