The election results left us saddened and outraged—but not confused. We are emboldened to tell our truths even louder than before.
There is nowhere to hide. White supremacy is alive and well. We must name it, never forget it, and organize to eradicate it.
When I first saw Rachel Dolezal in my hometown of Spokane, Washington, I wondered,…
Rachel Dolezal is, after this week, a symbol to many African Americans of the separation of blackness from black people; to me, she is an example of how American society simultaneously devalues the individuality of black women and us as a community to the point that the performance of black womanhood is preferred over the people.
We are writing from and to our own communities: because we deserve to know the truth about our own health disparities.
In order to arrest, incarcerate, and institutionalize pregnant women for legal acts like “noncompliance” with a doctor’s orders, prosecutors distort state homicide, child abuse, and “feticide” laws
We did it! We – ACLU, LSPC, ACOG, CYWD, the many organizational supporters and nearly 6,000 individuals who took action – passed a law prohibiting leg irons, waist chains, and handcuffs behind the back from being used on pregnant women in California jails and prisons!