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The Local Fight to Increase Fibroid Research Funding

Tanika Valbrun founded the White Dress Project, an Atlanta-based uterine fibroid advocacy organization, in 2015 after undergoing two surgical procedures to remove 27 fibroids. Today, local, Black-women-led organizations like the White Dress Project and Black Women’s Health Imperative (now headquartered in Washington, D.C.) are working to increase compassionate fibroid health care and pushing for better […]

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What Abortion Access Looks Like for Black Women in Atlanta

Last December, in a pivotal moment in the nation’s ongoing fight for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case centers on Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and could overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion. The case is pending until […]