Black women are uniquely able to better support each other in birth because we experience and understand the impacts of racism on our relationships, to our bodies, and our ability to self-determine our health care.
My mother, a Haitian-born woman, came to the United States on a boat in…
There is no Black future without honoring the Haitian Revolution, too.
To be clear, Black-only space is itself acceptable, and there’s a difference between Black people choosing to come together and white people systematically excluding others from their institutions and definitions of humanity.
A law originally created to protect Black people from vigilantes is now being used to criminalize and intimidate activists, by locking up a freedom fighter who made it her life’s work to oppose police violence and killings of Black people.
The medical community needs to do more to support women of color, particularly Black women, who must confront a number of hurdles in order to have a VBAC.
After years of working at Disney, she was only making $8.70 per hour. But then Destin decided to fight for higher wages.
We all want safe schools. But we won’t get them with guns, handcuffs, or increased use of detentions and suspensions.
As a young parent, breastfeeding was not easy, but with a couple of tips from other mamas and the right support I was able to find my way and breastfeed both of my daughters.
A few weeks ago, a six-year-old black girl named TT was suspended and sent home because she poked a boy with an eraser. TT was just one of many girls who fall victim to zero-tolerance and school push-out every day.