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Reading Circle: Black Foremothers of the Reproductive Justice Movement
Join a 3-week online discussion of "Unsung Mothers of the Movement: A Radical Herstory on Black Southern Networks Facilitating Abortion Access Before and After Roe v. Wade" by Black activist Hailey Broughton-Jones.

The author powerfully summarizes the white supremacist roots of laws controlling reproductive healthcare and reveals how Black women exercised bodily autonomy and built support networks. Help draw out the lessons of this history for today. The thesis is freely available at:

Week 1 (Feb 21) - Introduction & Chapter 1: Historical Context
Week 2 (Feb 28) - Chapter 2: Underground Networks: Black Providers of Abortion Access Before Roe v. Wade
Week 3 (Mar 7) - Chapter 3: The Legacy of Our Foremothers: Conversations with Byllye Avery and Loretta Ross
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