Graduation Date

Fall 12-17-2019

Grading Professor

Fred Kaufman

Subject Concentration

Health & Science

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Racism in medicine and a broken healthcare system has led to a maternal mortality crisis in the United States, one that disproportionately harms Black mothers. Though lawmakers and medical professionals have introduced legislation to expand healthcare and combat discrimination in clinical settings, reproductive justice leaders encourage new mothers to lean on their communities as a solution to the crisis.



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