Judge Allison Jones Rushing's decision gives police a racist road map.
Many of us are having visceral reactions to the police killings going back to the foundation of this country. As we seek to understand these tragedies, a vital part of this search involves learning about the structural inequalities that disproportionately impact Black communities, and how police violence is a reproductive justice issue. Rewire News Group is curating some of our most incisive reporting in this area, in the hopes that, together, we can begin to dismantle this country's systemic racism.
Now more than ever, parents are scrutinizing their children's media and looking for TV shows that don't deal in harmful stereotypes.
The prison industrial complex targets and harms Black people, immigrants, disabled people, sex workers, queer and transgender people, and poor people.
As an abolitionist organizer working to end policing, incarceration, and surveillance, I know that “defund the police” is not just a slogan.
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When abortion care is inaccessible, Black maternal health as a whole suffers.
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The maternal health crisis and COVID-19 pandemic have reinforced the silencing of Black women’s pain—by the very people whose jobs it is to provide care.
The maternal health crisis in the United States is showing no signs of improvement. It won’t be solved without investing in Southern communities.
Republicans have propped up Amy Coney Barrett's identity as a mother to make her more palatable to a public that wants a COVID-19 relief package than a Supreme Court confirmation.
With her gone, it is increasingly up to us—the people—to strengthen abortion access in this country.
Families wouldn't need to be torn apart as they survive a pandemic, poverty, and mass incarceration.
Abby Johnson's five minutes at the RNC were full of lies about abortion, but what she said about our profession is true.
Midwives have seen an interest in their services during the pandemic as pregnant people consider deliveries outside a hospital.
Black women fought—and still fight—for universal suffrage as a part of efforts to dismantle systemic racism and protect Black lives.