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We The [White] People Killed Erica Garner: Black Maternal Mortality + White Birthworkers

We The [White] People Killed Erica Garner: Black Maternal Mortality + White Birthworkers

Before you begin, a trigger warning. This is written with the white birth worker in mind, for those who are earnest, yet perhaps green in their allyship and activism; this is for those who need to muster up the courage and action to utilize their position of privilege. Lastly, as terrible as it feels to acknowledge our complicity in a system of oppression, we, white women, who seek peace on earth by working in the birth world need to step up.