Health + Wellness

Wellness for All Women

Writing the "Wellness for All Women" piece for BRAVA Magazine's July/August issue reinforced how sheltered I am from the impact of systemic racism. I knew Wisconsin had the highest preterm birth rate in the country for Black women. I'm aware that Black, Latinx, and Native American communities have greater health risks due to social disparities. But hearing firsthand stories of discrimination and microaggressions—and the research that backs them up—opened my eyes.

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