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As a cishetero black woman, I will get excited about @JulianCastro running for president if a core part of his platform is black women's health outcomes, particularly our maternal mortality crisis.

Issues like police brutality & trans housing (important, no doubt) won't do it.đź’…
The days of getting me hyped up *solely* on issues that impact other marginalized groups or those that *disproportionately* impact black men won't work.

No more #MoralityMuling. As a loyal democratic voting group, we need a CLEAR, high priority in every campaign.

As far as I'm concerned, all of the current Democratic presidential candidates are all the same until they unapologetically make those in the likeness of MYSELF, black cishetero women, a top focus.

We've been carrying y'all for too long with LITTLE in return.

We're done.
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Congress has introduced 20 different bills this session to address maternal mortality. However, these bills do not sufficiently address a fundament problem: racism, not race, is a key contributor disparities in maternal mortality. 1/
And after almost two decades as a practice obstetrician, I have come to appreciate that as a health care provider, I am complicit: I practice in a system that is designed to deliver unequal care. 2/
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