We go inside her story with Deborah Small, Executive Director of “Break the Chains: Communities of Color and the War on Drugs” to discuss the controversial topic of the criminalization of fetal care.

“A woman who is depressed enough to try and commit suicide is not technically trying to kill her baby, she just happens to be pregnant,” Smalls says.

Jacque Reid tells us more.

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3 thoughts on “JACQUE REID: Murder Case Against Mississippi Mom With Still Born Baby

  1. tewdeeq on said:

    This is not just a war on Drugs. This is just another facet of the same war on Black people, reminders of this country’s chattel slavery in general. Several years ago a white women hospital administrator was acquitted of charges after leaving her infant locked up in a heated car rushing off to her 6 figure income board meeting.But that is not the same fate for struggling black women, people of color with the same disparities as usual, having to raise children under worse conditions, black fathers often incarcerated (trumped up “drug” charges usually) when misfortune or disaster befall them or their children.

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