Ina May Gaskin implied that Black women's poor maternal health was a result of bad eating, drug use, and other behaviors. And since she's often considered the "mother of modern midwifery," her blind spots have the potential to be multiplied thousands of times over among those she has influenced.
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She was courageous to write a book about being freaked out by becoming a mother and the changes that come with it. But the postpartum period doesn't have to be riddled with problems.
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The Court has decided, time and time again, that it is illegal to rely on a stereotype about a group in making a decision about an individual employee. It's not clear whether Gorsuch agrees.
Not I, says a white supremacist accused of assaulting a Black protester at a Kentucky event last year. And he's pointing the finger right back at President Trump.