Tonya Lewis Lee on the Attack on Black Maternity Care

Jun. 18, 2024 – 03:51 – A new legal challenge seeks to put an end to Abundant Life Birth Project, a program in San Francisco that provides stipends to pregnant Black women to cover clinical treatments like prenatal visits and more. The lawsuit, filed by conservative groups, is part of a growing number of cases advocates say is a modern attack on affirmative action, following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the practice used in college admissions. Film director Tonya Lewis Lee’s documentary “Aftershock” highlights the issue of Black maternal health. She tells theGrio the movement to end Black maternal mortality and disparities is about ensuring health care is “equal.” Learn more on “The Hill with April Ryan” on theGrio.com!

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