It’s not just Gilead’s regressive dystopia — too frequently, futuristic TV looks back at abortion, not forward
There are three key actions that can propel this movement for Black maternal health, rights, and justice forward: Listen to Black women, trust Black women, and invest in Black women.
Gentrification greatly contributes to the displacement and housing instability of people of color.
A doula’s role is explicitly and exclusively to provide emotional support to a person navigating pregnancy and its outcomes. So why aren’t more providers telling us about them in our times of need?
“I had always been an angry child and I always tried to find fault with the real world. I think becoming an activist was just a natural development from that.
The activist has advocated for Atlanta’s trans community for over 25 years — and she won’t be letting up any time soon.
Rogers created a neighborhood that was united by values and seemingly impervious to racial animus and urban crisis, a neighborhood that fit better in his imaginary world than in the one inhabited by the millions of Americans who tuned in.
People pouring into the streets, crying publicly at award shows and TV interviews, showed me that I didn’t need to cry in the closet or the bathroom. That there was nothing to be ashamed of.
America already has a dark history of state-sanctioned violence on Black and brown bodies for medical experimentation, particularly on those living in poverty and under government control. And we stood as idly by then as we do now.
“Miss Major is not your token. You need a token? Well, go to the subway and buy one and get on a fucking bus.”