Georgia is one of the most dangerous states in which to give birth. One reason: A decades-old state regulatory system gives rural, Black Georgians less access to maternity care.
Health Equity & Social Justice
After experiencing life-threatening complications, those who survive labor and delivery often feel abandoned by the American medical system.
Stanford's Maya Rossin-Slater unpacks her team's landmark study, which finds even rich Black mothers are more likely to have worse birth outcomes than their white counterparts.
Capital B explores why Black people are more likely to die and experience severe health complications related to childbirth, an issue highlighted in our project about Georgia’s maternal care deserts.
Here's how we navigated Georgia's lack of data transparency.
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News organizations from around the country joined together to bring to light the interplay between immigration status and health. Many immigrants feel isolated and alone in America.
When Mukankindi arrived in Pittsburgh, enduring countless acts of violence and the loss of family, she fled to the Congo and then to Kenya, then Cameroon before resettling in Pittsburgh by Charities.
Deportation creates emotional difficulty, loss of livelihoods, effects of loneliness and the risk of losing housing and resources to meet the most basic needs.