Pregnant and Privileged: A Discussion on Racial Disparities in Maternal Care

I was almost 40 and I was sure my life was perfectly full. We had gotten well past our first year as a married couple (even though we'd spent near six years prior "playing house"). Our eldest children, now teens, were more than capable of managing themselves around the house and our youngest children were [...]

Ida B. Wells — Black History Month

Ida B. Wells was a journalist who bravely stepped forward to shine light on the lynching crimes during Reconstruction. The turning point in her career occurred when she bit a train conductor who attempted to forcibly removed her from a train car because she was Black. Ida immediately filed suit against the rail company and one, [...]