The Impact Race Has On Disproportionately High Black Infant Mortality Rates
In the U.S. more than 23,000 babies die in their first year. Among those, Black infants die at a rate twice as high as white infants.
What is going on that is causing black babies to die at such a higher rate than other ethnic groups?
Camara Phyllis Jones, Immediate Past President of the American Public Health Association discussed the role racism is playing in this health tragedy.
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