In a series of portraits, this photographer asked Black sons to share some perspectives about their beloved mothers.
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the developed world, especially for black women. But having doulas during delivery makes a drastic difference. As New York looks to expand medicaid to cover doula care, a group of women in NYC is fighting to make doulas accessible to everyone.
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the developed world, but having doulas makes a drastic difference.
When I look at my grandmother’s picture, I realize that we still have much work to do.
We are organizing ourselves to liberate our mothers, sisters, daughters and loved ones living in modern bondage.
There were never any real consequences for keeping my adoption to myself; I never felt like I owed anyone an explanation. Although I talk about my family all of the time, I just consider it easier to omit my adoption.
I strongly oppose capital punishment which Blanton and his evil co-conspirators so viciously inflicted. But I do support punishment which at least tries to proximate his heinous crime. This prisoner snuffed out four sacred child lives and escaped punishment for decades. He should die in prison for his inhumane atrocious crime.
“This isn’t about being politically correct. This is about saving our children.”