Special projects from TODAY on the stories and people who shape our world.
How the "strong Black woman" stereotype and systemic racism affect Black women's access to quality health care.
Nathan Congleton / Jackson E. Joyce / Ibrahim Rayintakath / Andrea Ellen Reed/ Ard Su / Bridget BadoreNathan Congleton / Jackson E. Joyce / Ibrahim Rayintakath
TODAY illustration / Caitlin Ringwood, Sarah Frette, Lauren J. Sharkey, Jeremy Burns, Dan Matthews, Meghanbellephoto by Meghann Bledsoe
The health risks of being a woman
The health risks of being a woman.