We refuse to remain silent as the anti-abortion movement capitalizes off Kanye West’s decision to traffic in white supremacy and misogynoir.
Although the rapidly decreasing access to abortion will have a profound impact on many people, some communities will bear the brunt of these inequities. These same communities have been heavily affected by COVID-19 infection and death.
Though Black Muslims account for a fifth of all U.S. Muslims, conversations around Hyde and reproductive health-care access have failed to take their experiences into account.
I am most aligned with the people who force the world to be accountable for its stigma, bias, and hate. There is nothing that captures the spirit of Pride better than that.
When reporting on the Midwest, media outlets often forget about communities subject to state violence and suppression.
Abortion Regret lays out a history of criminalization as a process that includes sowing stigma, creating systems of surveillance, manipulating or compiling new data, and establishing who gets to be a worthy victim.
Each experiments with telling maternal health stories in her own way, and at least two want to shift the Black maternal health crisis narrative to emphasize Black life, community self-help, and #BlackJoy.
In one article, a prominent pro-choice advocate and author offers a take that is breathtakingly insulting and obtuse, particularly for us as Black women and reproductive justice leaders living and working in the Midwest and the South, where abortion access is most threatened.
It may galvanize new research that focuses on the root causes of law enforcement violence.
In an election year that will determine whether the political tides will change, advocates are wary of empty promises.