The trauma of systematic racism is killing Black women

T MORGAN DIXON AND VANESSA GARRISON

 

Morgan and Vanessa deliver a powerful message about why every single day in America, one hundred thirty-seven (roughly a plane full) black women die from a preventable disease. Like many black women we often prioritize the care of others over the care for ourselves. Our strength is measured by the capacity to endure pain and suffering, yet our bodies aren’t built to support the weight of systematic racism.

 

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