Harvard research blames ‘white supremacy,’ ‘capitalism’ for pregnant black moms’ health problems

Study: Policy changes needed to ‘dismantle structural racism’

Capitalism, “white supremacy,” and “structural racism” are to blame for the high rate of black maternal health problems in the U.S., according to a new study out of Harvard University.

The study, “A conceptual understanding of the impact of interconnected forms of racism on maternal hypertension through Black Women’s lived experiences,” asserts that black women have disproportionately high maternal mortality and hypertension rates because of systemic racism.

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