Black babies in the United States are two times more likely to die before their first birthday than white babies. KPCC's Priska Neely has a personal connection to this heartbreaking statistic. She's launching a series looking into the causes and possible cures for this decades-old problem.
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This project received support from the Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship and its Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being.