Black British Women’s Experience of Maternal Healthcare Services: Why Black British Women Are Still Five Times More Likely To Die In Childbirth

On February 9th 2021, an urgent inquiry investigating alleged systemic racism within NHS maternity care services was launched with the support of Sandra Igwe, co-chair and founder of the Motherhood Group and UK charity, Birthrights (Summers, 2021); an investigation, a long-awaited investigation given women of colour have endured decades of drastically disproportionate health outcomes. Though … Continue reading Black British Women’s Experience of Maternal Healthcare Services: Why Black British Women Are Still Five Times More Likely To Die In Childbirth

The Significance of Racial and Ethnic Consciousness to Anti-Racist Resistance: A Case Study on the Moorish Science Temple of America

  Melissa McLetchie M.A. Candidate- Dept. of Sociology York University May 6, 2019 Introduction While many people are familiar with the contributions of “Black” nationalist groups like The Nation of Islam (NOI) and the Black Panther Party (BPP), few know the significance of the group the that helped spearheaded the nationalist movement in the United … Continue reading The Significance of Racial and Ethnic Consciousness to Anti-Racist Resistance: A Case Study on the Moorish Science Temple of America

Black Women’s Bodies in Italy: an exercise of power and pleasure for Italian Patriarchy

Anti-blackness in the context of Black Women’s experiences in Italy. Over the last five years in Italy, a number of high profile cases of anti-blackness in the public arena has come to light with cases such as the first black minister Cécile Kygene being named an ‘orang-utan’ by Northern League senator, Roberto Calderoli, to the … Continue reading Black Women’s Bodies in Italy: an exercise of power and pleasure for Italian Patriarchy