I’ll Miss TV’s Annalise Keating, and the Complexity of Black Women

“So many professional black women who reach the highest ranks of their professions wear the armor, as Annalise does. … To err is human. But if you live in a society that doubts your humanity as a black person, let alone as a black woman, then the stakes are higher for those struggles and perceived failings. Every imperfection is used as proof positive of what white supremacy says about black people.”

Roe at 40: Reproductive Justice for Black Women

The arrival of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade has come today with the expected media commemorating (or in the case of the antis, vilifying) the occasion. From the “where are they nows” to the current state of reproductive politics, what remains glaring to me again, particularly since 2012, is the continued lack of […]