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Abortion Discussion

In this episode we discuss abortions, the controversial decision of the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the detrimental impact it will have on Black women. And we…
November 18, 2022

Abortion Discussion

In this episode we discuss abortions, the controversial decision of the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the detrimental impact it will have on Black women. And we highlight SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, an organization working to improve the institutional policies and systems that impact the reproductive lives of marginalized communities.

 

Visit SisterSong, https://www.sistersong.net/, to learn more about their important work, view their resources, and to donate.

 

For more information about abortion access and reproductive rights, visit the Center for Reproductive Rights website https://reproductiverights.org/ and the Guttmacher Institute website https://www.guttmacher.org/.   

 

If you would like to suggest a topic we should discuss, share your own personal story, or shoutout an organization or individual email us at [email protected].

 

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @distrustanddisparities and Twitter @DistrusPod.

 

Resources

Op-Ed: The end of Roe will be a death sentence for many Black women by Linda Goler Blount

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2022-06-24/black-women-abortion-roe-v-wade-maternal-mortality

 

How U.S. abortion laws went from nonexistent to acrimonious by Erin Blakemore

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/the-complex-early-history-of-abortion-in-the-united-states

 

A brief lesson on Roe v. Wade by Valerie Strauss

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/05/03/brief-lesson-roe-v-wade/

 

Roe v. Wade, Explained: A Summary of the Landmark Abortion Case by Lauren Puckett-Pope and Erica Gonzales

https://www.elle.com/culture/career-politics/a39894580/roe-v-wade-summary/

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