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Brittany Martin, center, confronts police as demonstrators march in protest of George Floyd's death May 2020 in downtown Sumter, S.C. Martin, a pregnant Black activist serving four years in prison for her behavior at racial justice protests, is scheduled to have her sentence reconsidered as she struggles to reach her due date behind bars. Micah Green/The Item via AP hide caption

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A pregnant female inmate at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center in Chicopee, Mass., poses for a portrait in the facility's visiting area in 2014. Dina Rudick/Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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Natalie Lynch at a relative's home with her youngest child, Maycen. In 2014, when Lynch was pregnant with her older child, she spent two weeks before giving birth in a prison cell, mostly alone. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Pregnant, Locked Up, And Alone

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