The importance of this campaign, this movement, is not just to address health care issues of Black women but to actually give us the platform to where women like ourselves and women that are coming behind us will not have to deal with this issue...
“As our country undergoes a racial reckoning, I want to be very clear: the Hyde Amendment is a racist policy.” Black and Native American women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes.
What is the wellspring of Black feminist theory? It is important to provide a corrective to the misperception that intersection theory has its genesis in the academy, or, worse still, that it can be attributed to a single discipline...or individual.
If the work of abolition is not only about stopping prisons, but also about imagining a future in which we win, then people cannot be released from prisons only to be put on the streets or to premature disability at the poultry factory.
As we contribute to the fight for workers’ rights and to build worker power, we are clear that the origins of the U.S. labor movement start with enslaved African people and their descendants struggling for emancipation.