“The doctor told me the best way to stop by pain was to abort the pregnancy,” said Chasity Strawder who was three months pregnant at the time of her visit to the OBGYN. Researchers recognize weathering – harmful changes in the body and womb caused by toxic interactions with racism and medical providers – as … Continue reading Doctor advises Black woman to abort a painful pregnancy.
“Beauty for Ashes: Stories of Black Women’s Maternal Hope” is a collaborative journalism project exploring black women’s maternal health and infant mortality in Cleveland through the perspective of restorative journalism. The black women of Cleveland, suffering from this crisis yet persevering, are the project’s face, source of information, and guidance. Our collaborative partners assisted the … Continue reading The Purpose and Partners of Beauty for Ashes