Black Babies In Kansas Are Twice As Likely As White Kids To Die Before Their First Birthday
KCUR | By Nomin Ujiyediin
Medical experts say social inequality and racism in medicine can be deadly for Black infants, mothers and families.
Black and Native American babies in Kansas die at almost twice the rate as white infants in their first year of life.
Out of every 1,000 live births, 11.8 Black and 10.4 Native American babies die before their first birthdays in Kansas. Meanwhile, only 5.6 out of every 1,000 white babies die in that period (Read more).