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January Is a Month to Recommit to the Struggle for Reproductive Justice

With the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion—and…

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Shonda Rhimes Joins National Board for Planned Parenthood

Each week, millions tune in to watch the intricate story lines created by Shonda Rhimes…

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

During the height of the Clinton administration’s health care reform debate of the mid ’90s,…

In New Supreme Court Case, Stakes Are High for Black Women in Texas

Starting in 2013 with Wendy Davis’ now-famous pink-sneakered filibuster, the raging battle to keep Texas’…

Choice Under Fire: Issues Surrounding African American Reproductive Rights

Edited by Jamilah Lemieux   While driving through Memphis, Tenn., last spring, Cherisse Scott passed anti-abortion…

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Hands Off Wendy Davis

When Texas State senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis made the choice to describe in…

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Black Women’s Health Care In Crisis

Earlier this month, McAllen and Beaumont, rural border towns in Texas, saw the closure of…

How Black Women Are Saving Planned Parenthood

Black Women Support Planned Parenthood

The women’s health organization Planned Parenthood has found itself under assault in recent years. Laws…

POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:This Week in Politics

Seven days closer to the 2012 election, here’s a look at the political week that…

SERIOUSLY FUNNY:State Rep. Yasmin Neal is Playing Games to Protect Women’s Rights

Aren’t you sick of anti-vagina Republicans who attack Black women’s reproductive choices, gut programs that…