Miriam Zoila Pérez

How racism harms pregnant women -- and what can help

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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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Miriam Zoila Pérez · Writer, activist

Miriam Zoila Pérez investigates how race and gender affect health — and the people who create spaces for healing.

Miriam Zoila Pérez investigates how race and gender affect health — and the people who create spaces for healing.