Highlights from “VANGUARD: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All”

Dr. Martha S. Jones’s book, Vanguard introduces us to hidden figures of American democracy. The sacredness of our vote is demonstrated by these women’s sacrificial quest for equality under the law. Black women had (and still have) a unique struggle … Continue reading Highlights from “VANGUARD: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All”

Women’s Healthcare in the Eye of the Storm

As most readers understand, the egregious disparities that exist in the American health care system pre-existed the Covid-19 pandemic. The virus merely spotlighted the profound ways that the Black community, and, for the purpose of this article, Black women in particular, are impacted by a critically biased and increasingly open racialized system. Continue reading Women’s Healthcare in the Eye of the Storm