7/30/13 Meria interviews Janette Flint Robinson, Executive Director of Black Women for Wellness on reproductive justice.What is reproductive justice? Trust black women; keep abortion legal; women need to have control over their own bodies; health disparities black women face;HIV,STD’s, infant mortality rates; institutional racism; Black president, no diversification in rest of govt; Why are Republicans more concerned with abortion than the economy/jobs? sex ed is a no brainer; boys should be educated and held accountable as well; women of means have always had access to abortion; the poor suffer; pregnancy should not be a punishment; guilt, shame and punishment for women; the control over black women’s bodies since slavery; medical apartheid; Catholic hospitals and a woman’s right to choose; Plan B; Sterilized against their will; eugenics; Sisters in Control; what can and is being done? Don’t need to be a black woman to hear this show or join their site.
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