Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

Roni Caryn Rabin | The New York Times African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States. African-American, Native American and Alaska Native...
UT Students Work to End Maternal Mortality

UT Students Work to End Maternal Mortality

Will Sherratt | Spectrum News AUSTIN, Texas — Maternal mortality rates are far too high here at home. “It is a persistent problem in Texas and across the United States,” says Parth Gupta, a University of Texas at Austin junior. Texas has high rate of maternal...
Behind the Scenes – Black Mamas ATX Educational Videos

Behind the Scenes – Black Mamas ATX Educational Videos

“We wanted to speak directly to Black women and the people who love them, about the challenges of motherhood and the many ways to get the support they need,” said Shuronda Robinson, president of Adisa Communications and member of the Black Mamas Community Collective’s...
Speaking Truth to Power

Speaking Truth to Power

We had a successful press conference during Texas Legislative Black Caucus Summit at the State Capitol on Feb. 25. We were happy to see fellow BMCC members show up and support us as we highlighted the Black maternal health crisis and the solutions. From all of us at...