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Shredding the Veil of Silence: Black Maternal Health and the Significance of Speaking Up

By Dr. Alisha Liggett


Last month, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Rochelle Walensky publicly declared racism a serious public health threat. With that, she challenged every CDC agency to come up with measurable solutions to dismantle racism in health care. Though she is correct in asserting what we as BIPOC have known all along, our fear of vulnerability, coupled with intentional secrecy, has created a veil of silence that allows systemic racism in our healthcare system to go unchecked...



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