women’s health

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Filmmaker Tonya Lewis Lee Talks Black Female Health

Women truly are the root of a community’s health, and filmmaker, author, and now women’s…

Female Genital Mutilation: Our Issue, Together

When I was 15 years old, I was sent from my home country, Gambia, to…

Black Women Turn to Internet to Battle Mystifying Illness

When singer Chrisette Michele was featured in EBONY’s “Body Brigade” issue in March, she and…

Why Pastors Should Talk About Contraception from the Pulpit

As a member of the clergy, I’ve heard many sermons on a wide range of…

‘I Just Had an Abortion’

Last month, I had an abortion. I’ve been a strident advocate for a woman’s right…

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Black Women’s Health is a Human Right

In LaKeisha’s hometown of Atlanta, black women die in childbirth at a rate more than…