The 411 on Teen Pregnancy

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  • Teen Pregnancy in the U.S.
  • But the Bad News…
  • African-American Teens and Abortion Rates
  • Babies Having Babies
  • How Teen Pregnancy Impacts Your Life
  • Why You Deserve Sex Ed
  • Fellas’, This Is Your Problem Too
  • African-American Teachers Are Great Role Models
  • Reading Can Prevent Teen Pregnancy?
  • Why is Birth Control so Expensive?
  • Pregnancy Shouldn’t Be Your Only Worry
  • It’s OK to Say No
  • Get the Facts!

African-American Teens and Abortion Rates

Not all teens that get pregnant decide to carry out their pregnancy. According to a 2013 report, African-American teens have the highest abortion rates in the country, with 41 out of 1,000 Black teens 15-19 getting the procedure.  

(Photo: Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)

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