“A visual narrative based on Eva’s traumatic medical event which highlights the emotional stages from before, during and after her surgery. Her objective is to address the lack of information and medical attentiveness available for Black women regarding their reproductive health. Eva’s story addresses symptoms of ovarian cysts and the micro aggressions Black women face during times of crisis…” –Leica Camera
Black women have higher death rates under medical care, especially noted during labor. Why? We are perceived as being able to tolerate more pain, ignored when agony is vocalized. Whereas our white counterparts are over medicated.