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Co-published with WNYC StudiosWhy it took the Black community so long to respond to the AIDS crisis.

Co-published with The Intercept and PBS WORLD Channel. Activists in Milwaukee are determined to prevent a repeat of Wisconsin’s April primary, held at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Co-published with Canopy Atlanta and Atlanta Magazine. Officials deemed water sales along highway exits a threat. But for one West End teenager, the hustle is a way to make money and to

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. In the season finale, Dallas-based mother and doula, Trish, demonstrates what agency from day one looks like for Black birthing parents.

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. This week, we discuss the stigma around home births, and explore the radical work of full-spectrum doulas and the ways they strive to provide quality perinatal support for all

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. Unable to find an OBGYN that reciprocated the genuine excitement and warmth she felt about becoming a mother for the first time, Brittany pursues prenatal care with a midwife.

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. Marilyn and Yvonne are two parents determined to grow their families. When pregnancy loss disrupts their plans, they turn to their faith. Please note, this episode contains graphic details about

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. After trying to conceive for 10 years, Shellie was finally having her dream baby, but the challenges of motherhood slowly evolved into a silent struggle with postpartum depression.

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. Facing unplanned pregnancies in their twenties, Mikah and Cecilia's hospital births reveal how access to childbirth education, support systems, and the lack of standardization of care shaped their individual

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. This week, NATAL explores the historical roots of modern obstetrics and gynecology, and how flaws in medical education and research contribute to the Black birthing crisis.

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. Myeshia is a married, 34-year-old cis Black queer woman with a PhD. Two weeks after giving birth to her first child in a Southern California emergency room, things take

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