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Priska Neely's Blog

Black babies in the U.S. are twice as likely to die as white babies in their first year. When I... more »
posted 05/16/19
I remember the first time I heard about black infant mortality disparities. I was at a conference... more »
posted 03/30/18

Priska Neely's Work

This project received support from the Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship and its Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being....
KPCC’s Priska Neely reports on one of the reasons it has been so hard to bring down the black infant mortality rate: systemic racism is at the heart of the issue.
This project received support from the Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship and its Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in the series include:   Black babies die at twice the rate of white babies. My family is part of this statistic   America's black babies are pay