The way the media represents these menstruation practices is crucial. There are myriad practices and, for some, they hold the key to healing from ongoing colonial violence.
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A republic with democratic dreams is at stake.
"In so many ways, She’yaa’s detainment has been a textbook example of what happens to Black immigrants in this country."
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The pain progressives feel in Virginia is real. We reject racism and blackface from our political leaders. We stand with and believe sexual assault survivors, and we demand that our political leaders treat women with respect.
If left unacknowledged, persistent racial and gender disparities in HIV transmission and treatment will continue to thwart any effort to curtail the pandemic.