Not Your Mama's Podcast 14: Black Mamas Matter

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Not Your Mama's Podcast 14: Black Mamas Matter

by De'Jonnae Boyd
April 15, 2019
NYMPod Season II: Ep 6

Say it with us: BLACK MAMAS (and moms-to-be) MATTER! Black maternal health shouldn't only be a priority when celebs like Serena Williams and Beyoncé are being centered—especially not when black women are 4x as like to die due to pregnancy complications than white women. On this episode of Not Your Mama's Podcast, De'Jonnae chats with Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, who is the Founder and President of the National Birth Equity Collaborative. In addition to having addressed the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to urge improvements to the maternal mortality framework, Dr. Crear-Perry is calling the Black maternal mortality crisis exactly what it is—racism.