Black Maternal Health Week recently came to an end, but we must center the experiences of pregnant Black women throughout the year.
Carmen Berkley shares her story of being denied critical health care services.
Be a PP Defender
Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.
Throughout Planned Parenthood’s history, Black providers, patients, and supporters have been a vital part of our community.
Today is Equal Pay Day: the day that symbolizes how far into the year an average woman must work to earn what the average white man earned in the previous year. But that “average woman” doesn’t tell the whole story.
It is better to speak and act, remembering Assata Shakur’s wise reminder that we have nothing to lose but our chains.
Hint: It’s not the old, rich, white men, trying to shut Planned Parenthood down.
Celebrating the Leaders in Black Communities Who Have Fought — and Who Are Fighting — for the Healthiest, Most Just Generation Ever
While we celebrate those who have in the past and those who continue to the fight today at the intersections of racial, gender, reproductive, and LGBTQ justice, we must also join in the fight with them.
Trump’s rhetoric could lead to real voter suppression and violence. And when Trump indicated that he’d reject the election’s results if he loses, he wasn’t just whining — he was stoking his supporters’ threats of violence, and encouraging voter intimidation and racial profiling at the polls.
Tell the administration and your members of Congress: "Don't let my boss decide whether my birth control is covered!"
Tell the administration #nogagrule! The dangerous rule is designed to block millions of people from care at Planned Parenthood health centers.
Tell HHS to reject a proposal to push health insurance plans to drop coverage of abortion.