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The Growing Criminalization of Pregnancy

Melissa Gira Grant The New Republic
The end of Roe v. Wade will accelerate an existing effort to criminally punish people for their abortions, stillbirths, and miscarriages.

Friday Nite Videos | May 22, 2020

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Never Rarely Sometimes Always

An intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn and her cousin Skylar embark on a brave, fraught journey across state lines to New York City. Full review here.

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Stop Blaming Black Women for the Black Maternal Health Crisis and Start Blaming American Workplaces

Roselyn Miller Slate
Racial discrimination manifests itself in the workplace through unequal treatment. Even when black women have good jobs and benefits, they often are expected to do more than white colleagues, constantly facing assumptions that they are unqualified. The ramifications of work-life imbalance are stressful for women with resources, but for black women and their children, it can be deadly.
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