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Breast Cancer & Black Women – Ericka Hart‘s Story

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Breast Cancer & Black Women – Ericka Hart‘s Story

On this week’s episode, we discuss breast cancer and black women. We cover Ericka Hart’s (pronouns: she/they) story, a queer black femme who was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer at…
October 29, 2021

Breast Cancer & Black Women – Ericka Hart‘s Story

On this week’s episode, we discuss breast cancer and black women. We cover Ericka Hart’s (pronouns: she/they) story, a queer black femme who was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer at 28. And we highlight Touch: The Black Breast Cancer Alliance, an advocacy organization founded by Ricki Fairley, a triple negative breast cancer survivor.

Resources: https://www.bcpp.org/resource/african-american-women-and-breast-cancer/

To learn more about Ericka Hart’s story, please visit their website http://ihartericka.com. Also, check her many interviews and speeches on YouTube including the PBS First Person interview: https://youtu.be/WzYx-c0nUvs

Find more resources regarding breast cancer and ways to support Rick Fairley’s advocacy program, Touch, at https://www.touchbbca.org/.

If you would like to share your personal story to help bring awareness to breast cancer please email us at [email protected] Or email us if you would like to shout out a great organization working with black breast cancer patients and survivors.

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