Serena Williams spoke out against American doctors who practise racism

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Serena Williams overcame a number of social obstacles and difficulties to rise to the top of her sport.

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She encountered racial and discriminatory issues during her two-decade tennis career.

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Williams has always spoken out against social evils like racism and discrimination, despite the struggles. She once spoke out against racism in American medical facilities.

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Additionally, she pleaded for African-American women to safeguard themselves against problems in healthcare facilities.

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Serena Williams once discussed prejudice in American medical facilities.

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According to a research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African American women are more likely than white women to die from pregnancy-related problems.

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Williams was concerned about the health problems facing African American women.

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What did Williams say

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Doctors aren't listening to us, to put it bluntly, and we're dying, three times more often, she once said.

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It's sad to realise beforehand that some physicians don't care as much about us.

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During the delivery of her daughter Alexis Olympia, Williams herself experienced problems connected to pregnancy.

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Williams was concerned that she may experience blood clots in her lungs during childbirth due to her history of blood clots.

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She thus requested a CT scan, but the nurse declined. Williams did, however, have clots in her lungs, according to a CT scan she received later.

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Williams continued by stating that if the scan hadn't been performed, she might not have lived.

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Williams has consistently pushed African American women to speak out against similar concerns in hospitals since that horrifying experience.

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She continued by saying that there is a lot of prejudging of African American women. Williams continued by saying that it has to be debated and settled.

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