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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.

#NotYourMule
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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