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"First Food" Justice: Racial Disparities in Infant Feeding as Food Oppression
|Title:||"First Food" Justice: Racial Disparities in Infant Feeding as Food Oppression|
critical race theory
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|Publisher:||Fordham Law Review|
|Citation:||Freeman, A. "First Food" Justice: Racial Disparities in Infant Feeding as Food Oppression. 83 Fordham L. Rev. 3053 2014-2015.|
|Abstract:||Tabitha Walrond gave birth to Tyler Isaac Walrond on June 27, 1997, when Tabitha, a black woman from the Bronx, was nineteen years old.^1 Four months before the birth, Tabitha, who received New York public assistance, attempted to enroll Tyler in her health insurance plan (HIP), but encountered a mountain of bureaucratic red tape and errors.^2 After several trips to three different offices in the city, Tabitha still could not get a Medicaid card for Tyler.^3 Tabitha's city caseworker informed her that she would have to wait until after Tyler's social security card and birth certificate arrived to get the card.^4 No doctor would see him without the Medicaid card.^5|
|Appears in Collections:||Freeman, Andrea|
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