Dec 21, 2020 • 55M

6: The Mothership: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity & Black Owned Birthing Centers.

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On the upcoming season of Sick Empire you’ll hear Branden Janese ask critical questions surrounding Black trauma and centering conversations around healing. What does the path to freedom in healthcare look like for all Black Americans? Season One of Sick Empire exposed the social ills highlighted by the coronavirus. Now, Season Two will focus on the healing steps. Our new season will highlight the ways to heal Black trauma, as well as the history behind Black folx and their forms of healing. We will feature the voices of holistic healers, root workers, doulas, Black financial health experts, nutritionists, prison abolitionists, historians and folx who specialize in treating Black American mental health.
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The powerful subject of maternal mortality and morbidity. Black women are dying from childbirth at a staggering rate compared to white women. And on today's episode you'll hear Branden Janese in conversation with two black birth workers who are changing the way we birth our babies for the better.