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March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018
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A stylish expression of health inspired by the only national organization solely dedicated to improving both the health and wellness of our nations 21 million black women.

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BWHI President and CEO Pens Chapter in the Meridian Journal

BWHI President and CEO, Linda G. Blount authored, “The Secret to Black Women’s Health: Ask, Listen, Do” a chapter in the newly released Meridians Journal, “Speaking for Ourselves: Reclaiming, Redesigning, and Reimagining Research on Black Women’s Health,” published by Indiana University Press.

WHY BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH MATTERS

If we lived in a society where health equity was a reality, here’s what could happen:

2,400

Fewer deaths
from breast
cancer each year

35%

Decrease in
infant mortality rates
for Black women

50%

Increase in high school graduation
rates for Black girls and a
25% increase in college graduate rates for Black women

$250B

Impact to the U.S. economy

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BWHI – Honoring the Life and Legacy of Aretha Franklin

BWHI – Honoring the Life and Legacy of Aretha Franklin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: August 17, 2018  CONTACT:  Lydia Sermons (301.526-0374) Antonice Jackson (734.812.4423) WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Black Women’s Health Imperative issued the following statement in honor ...
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