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Stop Telling Black Women What to Do With Our Bodies

Black women’s decisions about our reproductive health too often boil down to damned if we do, damned if we don’t.

Tennessee Legislature Passes Sweeping Abortion Ban in the Middle of the Night

Politicians used police force to keep the public out of the state legislature. Now, Tennessee is set to be the first state to enact an abortion ban since start of coronavirus in the United States.

June 19, 2020

For George. For Breonna. For Ahmaud. For Tony. For David. For All of Black America.

As someone who has spent their career working to transform systems of police brutality and white supremacy, I'm tired.

June 3, 2020

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Victory for Missourians: Abortion Services Protected in Missouri

Missouri has only one health center with a license to provide abortion, and that license hads been wrongfully withheld — until now.

May 29, 2020

Wisconsin April Election: How Poll Volunteers and Voters Were Forced to Risk Their Health, and What Officials Must Do Now

A volunteer poll worker shares her story from the front lines of the dangerous election in Wisconsin — where voters and poll workers are now coming down with COVID-19. 

April 24, 2020

The Federal Government’s Next Coronavirus Response Bill Must Protect Reproductive Health Care

As Congress prepares for the next coronavirus relief package, we’re seeing problems emerge with the existing relief legislation — shortcomings that would be dangerous to repeat. Here's how Congress can do better.

April 15, 2020

First Person: A Black Mama Standing Up for Maternal Health

32 weeks pregnant at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, an expectant mother talks about systemic racism in health care — and why Black mamas need support and resources to combat it

April 15, 2020

Why the Fight for Black Mamas Is a Public Health Imperative

As we mark Black Maternal Health Week 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic makes clear that centering the communities and people most affected by health crises is crucial

April 13, 2020

Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.

April 1, 2020

As ACA Turns 10, Pandemic Response Depends on It — But Trump’s Lawsuit Threatens to Eliminate It

Even as a global pandemic rages, the Trump-Pence administration and its political allies aren’t letting up on their attacks.

March 25, 2020