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Study Finds That After 40 Years the Stillbirth Rate for Blacks Remains Double the Rate for Whites

Study Finds That After 40 Years the Stillbirth Rate for Blacks Remains Double the Rate for Whites

A new study led by Cande Ananth, chief of epidemiology and biostatistics in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, finds that the decades-long effort to lower the stillbirth rate in the United States has stalled, as has progress in closing a persistent gap in stillbirths experienced by Black women compared with White women.

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“If Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House. There is a less-volatile reaction in the CBC because nobody wants to do anything that would empower the people who hate the president.” – U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, […]

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“By continuing to strengthen HBCUs, we ensure they remain beacons of hope for future generations of Americans who will move our country closer to the ideals of our founding.” – President Barack Obama, proclaiming September 18-24 as National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week

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“These are tough times for working Americans. The time for Washington games is over. The time for action is now.” — President Barack Obama addressing a Labor Day crowd in Detroit