Why African-American women breastfeed less?

Recent figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that, only 62% of black babies born in the US in 2010 started breastfeeding, compared to 79% of white babies. After six months, only 36% still breastfed, compared to 52% of white babies.
According to BBC Reporte by Kate Dailey, this was always the case says Monique Sims-Harper, director of A More Excellent Way Health Improvement Organization and a spokeswoman for the California Breastfeeding Coalition. “When blacks came to this country they breastfed their babies and often their masters’ babies,” Read more here BBC News