Those rates, she found, are substantially higher than they are for white women: Across the U.S., African-American women are three to four times more likely to die due to pregnancy and childbirth-related complications than white women.
In some states, they’re as much as 14 times more likely to die of those causes than women of other races.It's a statistic that has improved for women of other races in the past 100 years, but not for African American women.He was excellent, and I met the whole team and all of them were very helpful and very nice. Over and over, Rita Henley Jensen's friends and colleagues describe her as "a force." They call her formidable and extraordinary.Jensen received her bachelor's degree from Ohio State in 1976, then completed a Master's at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.
Jensen's award-winning journalism career began with her first job out of graduate school, working as a general assignment reporter for the Paterson News in Paterson, New Jersey.Selling/Closing over 200 transaction sides in 2013 both Lee and Rita have proven with results there is no job they can't handle.As relocation experts and top associates with this previous franchise Lee and Rita where well respected within the community.Specifically, the NFHA said that its investigation found that when “potential White homebuyers sought housing in integrated and predominantly African American neighborhoods, they were steered away.” According to the investigation, white buyers were provided with a “plethora of information and assistance to help them buy a home in a predominantly white area,” while African American buyers “often never even received a call back from an agent after leaving messages about purchasing a specific home in Jackson.” After conducting its investigation, NFHA filed a federal housing discrimination complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development against the agents and companies, which led to this settlement.Under the terms of the settlement, Lorgroup will pay ,000 to NFHA, participate in fair housing trainings, and display fair housing signs in its offices.Jensen used those strengths to fight her way out of poverty and into an award-winning career in journalism, working all the while to amplify women's voices and advocate for their health and welfare.