• Pregnant Women Are Contracting COVID-19 And Dying

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    By Donna M. Owens · November 17, 2020November 17, 2020 Black women in Congress are sounding the alarm about a new CDC report that reveals shockingly high numbers of pregnant women contracting the COVID-19 virus , with dozens of cases proving fatal. Since January, more than 38,000 pregnant women have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the U.S, and 51 of them have died, according to a Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released this month. The report found that expectant mothers are more likely to be admitted to the intensive care unit, receive invasive...
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  • What The 2020 Election Reveals About Democracy In The United States

    What The 2020 Election Reveals About Democracy In The United States

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    By Maika Moulite · November 17, 2020November 17, 2020 Unlike some who may be wildly confident about the future of the United States in light of President-elect Joe Biden clawing out a victory over Donald Trump in the 2020 election-and the historic ascension of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris -I am cautiously optimistic. You see, a cancer has been festering right under the skin of this nation. Some of us have felt the lumps and aches and pains and experienced the unexplained bruises. While others of us have been able to carry on without the slightest inclination that we are dying on the...
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