#BlackBreastfeedingWeek – Hess Love

I wish I dried up I wish every drop of my milk slipped passed those pink lips and nourished the ground Where the bones lay Of my babies Starved while I feed their murderer I wish I dried up So the missus babies would dry up too And be brittle So I could crumble them …

#BlackBreastfeedingWeek – Aemeri

BrGOL Guest Contributor: Aemeri Kenasen Scattered pieces of my identity Reduced to these human walls that brand me woman... with nothing but flesh to define the outline of what it means to be "mother". Though nurturing I remain, my exterior stamps me as "other" and my essence remains a cry for disdain all because I …

Milk and Motherhood

The month of August has been coined National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in the United States. The month is kicked off with World Breastfeeding Week, named by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action(WABA). The last has is known as Black Breastfeeding Week, celebrating Black nursing parents and bringing attention to health and access to resource disparities …