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Documentary Screening:
Birthing Justice

Pregnant African American woman holding her exposed belly in a dark room representing black maternal and infant health in New Jersey.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: Free


South Orange, NJ 07079

South Orange/Maplewood
Community Coalition on Race

Event Description

This free screening launches a program on Black Maternal Health that will highlight the major racial disparities in deaths, complications, and treatment for Black mothers when compared to white mothers. 

This documentary provides the foundation for forums that will consider the impact of racism on health, including biased care practices within clinical care, discriminatory hospital policies, and policy solutions and advocacy measures that support reform. 

The amount of seats available is limited.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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