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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x29 Miriam Zoila Pérez: How racism harms pregnant women -- and what can help
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  • 2017-02-13T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

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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