Judge Allison Jones Rushing's decision gives police a racist road map.
Racial Justice Is Reproductive Justice
Many of us are having visceral reactions to the police killings of George Floyd—and Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and far too many other Black Americans going back to the foundation of this country. As we seek to understand these tragedies, a vital part of this search involves learning about the structural inequalities that disproportionately impact Black communities, and how police violence is a reproductive justice issue. Rewire.News is curating some of our most incisive reporting in this area, in the hopes that, together, we can begin to dismantle this country's systemic racism.
Now more than ever, parents are scrutinizing their children's media and looking for TV shows that don't deal in harmful stereotypes.
The prison industrial complex routinely targets and harms Black people, immigrants, disabled people, sex workers, queer and transgender people, and poor people.
As an abolitionist organizer working to end policing, incarceration, and surveillance and to create lasting alternatives, I know that “defund the police” is not just a slogan—or even the end goal.
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When our youth are having guns pointed at them for hopping a turnstile, that is reproductive injustice.
The alignment of March for Life with racist suffragists shouldn't come as a surprise given the rampant anti-Blackness within the anti-choice movement, along with its links to fascist groups.
California programs are doubling down on efforts to eliminate the medical system's structural racism and support the state's Black women and infants, who face abysmal maternal and infant health outcomes.
White people, and white women in particular, must use the privileges we have to fight against all systems of oppression, even when we’re not directly affected.
In January 2017, national media flocked to the small Georgia city to cover a public apology for a lynching—the first in the country. While there, they completely overlooked LaGrange’s institutional racism problem.
When I hunt, usually on white people's land, I wonder if they know who lived there before. Or what would happen if I was just some random Black man on their property.
Emerging research implicates this systematic lack of protection in the disproportionately high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among Black girls and women.
Disordered eating, especially restricting and anorexia, is too often thought of as a thin, affluent white woman’s problem.
Public health activists claimed victory after the American Public Health Association approved a statement recognizing police violence as a public health issue.
One such program is a school-based model in Portland, Oregon, called 3 to PhD.