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The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner


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The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner

Christen A. Smith

If the world is to truly begin to take steps to preserve black women’s lives, then we must take this into account in our discussions.


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It kills even more black men.

Just sayin…


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Poor people in general age quicker than those financially stable.
I have seen white girls in the heart of Kansas who are forty five look like they are seventy


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Conservative elites believe in “white fragility”. To them “black fragility” does not exist:


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Yeah, sure, the guys may be getting brutalized and killed and all that blah, blah, blah. But what really matters is how this affects women’s feelings.


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I’m an Internal Medicine physician. Erica garner was four months after having a baby. I suggest that she probably had a complication of pregnancy called eclampsia (Google it). Prolonged extremely high blood pressure could have forced her into heart failure and cardiac arrest. That complication is common in African American women because they have poorer medical care in this country. The uninformed, mean spirited discussion in this article is garbage.