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Reproductive Rights + Racism Make for Inappropriate Bedfellows

It’s a tough pill to swallow but here is an expert opinion on abortion rights and race: “The anti-abortion movement is rooted in White women’s fear that they will not have enough babies to compete with the number of Black and immigrant babies.”

That’s according to reproductive justice advocate Renee Bracey Sherman, who talks to ZORA about her life’s work and the link between racism and abortion rights.



Momentum is a blog that captures and reflects the moment we find ourselves in, one where rampant anti-Black racism is leading to violence, trauma, protest, reflection, sorrow, and more. Momentum doesn’t look away when the news cycle shifts.

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Adrienne Gibbs

Director, Creator Growth @Medium. Editor of ZORA and MOMENTUM. Writer. Mother. Proud recipient of an official Beyoncé shout out.