Miriam Zoila Pérez: How racism harms pregnant women — and what can help – Filmed October 2016 at TEDWomen 2016


Racism is making people sick — especially black women and babies, says Miriam Zoila Pérez. The doula turned journalist explores the relationship between race, class and illness and tells us about a radically compassionate prenatal care program that can buffer pregnant women from the stress that people of color face every day.

 

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