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How Midwifery Can Help Improve Maternal Mortality Rates

April 4, 2018
Check out MomsRising's Anayah Rose , certified nurse-midwife talk to correspondent Jacque Reid of Tom Joyner Radio for this "Inside Her Story" program about how midwifery can help improve maternal mortality rates for Black mothers.
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NATIONAL DAY of ACTION for #StephonClark in Sacramento!

April 3, 2018
It’s been two weeks since Stephon Clark, a father of two, was killed by Sacramento police officers. Unarmed, in his grandmother’s backyard, Stephon was shot twenty times most of which were from the back. Yet again, another senseless killing of a man at the hands of those sworn to protect them. His...
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Reaching for Equity, Equality and Justice on the #RisersRadio

April 2, 2018
On the radio show this week we cover the latest in the fight for fair treatment of all immigrant families; we hear how some countries have ended mass incarceration by legalizing drugs — and what we could do here; we get the inside scoop on corporations like Starbucks reaching for pay parity; and we...
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Women and Mass Incarceration

March 30, 2018
A conversation between ACLU and MomsRising. Women and Mass Incarceration #MaternalJustice
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#5Actions of the Week: March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018
With the student leaders’ call to VOTE, VOTE, VOTE still ringing in our ears, MomsRising is gearing up to make sure as many people as possible heed that call. Through our #MomsVote program, we're getting ready to get out the vote — including making sure as many people as possible are registered and...
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Trump Administration Decision to Imprison More Pregnant Immigrant Women “Cruel, Inhumane and Indefensible”

March 30, 2018
In another shocking move designed to terrorize the immigrant community, the Trump administration announced yesterday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will detain many more pregnant women who are awaiting deportation proceedings in court. This move is cruel, inhumane and absolutely...
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Best Of Show Roundup on #RisersRadio!

March 19, 2018
Breaking Through is off this week, but we rounded up some of our favorite recent moments for this "Best Of" episode! This week we cover the intersection of art, culture, representation and politics with Jessica Byrd, a woman who was named the January Woman to Watch by Essence Magazine, “12 New...
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Black Women's Maternal Health and #MaternalJustice

March 19, 2018
Black women currently die from childbirth-related causes at 3-4x the rate of White women. This rate has not changed for almost six decades. Black mamas’ maternal mortality/morbidity is a continuation of ongoing systemic racism + oppression.
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Police Accountability Initiative Will ‘Make WA a Safer Place for Everyone’

March 9, 2018
Last night, the Washington legislature passed Initiative 940, a ballot measure brought by the De-Escalate Washington Coalition. Legislators also passed a clarifying bill, HB 3003, the result of months of deliberations between families affected by police violence, the De-Escalate Washington...
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