Heartbreaking stories of Black maternal deaths, pregnancy complications, racism related at hearing

By: - May 7, 2021 6:30 am

U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, D-Missouri, testifies about her own experience with childbirth before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Black maternal deaths and pregnancy complications. (screenshot).

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Minnesota Reformer. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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