I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge that Black women did not have access to the vote until our gender caught up with our race with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Fannie Lou Hamer’s legacy continues through a number of Black women farmers and Black women farmer-owned cooperatives across the rural South.
What exactly does a “good ally” look like?
Many people don’t know that almost half of the counties in California don’t have an accessible abortion provider, and 22 percent of counties don’t have a provider at all.
“Do you have insurance?” the nurse asked me as I checked in for my abortion.
I am thoroughly unimpressed by you, Ryan Bomberger and your insidious campaign of shaming…
Abortions were something I knew other people had—a right I supported, but I stayed out of the conversation in case someone would find me out.
Undoubtedly, many black South Carolinians question whether they’re welcome at the polls.
Did someone on television say the word abortion?
Two stories really struck me, the first an allegory about rape and the shame forced upon survivors.