Women’s Health and Wellness: Racism in the United States and The Reproductive Health of Black Women

By: Adaora Ntukogu Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash Historical Treatment The compromised reproductive health of black women in America is linked with discrimination in healthcare that is rooted in the historical treatment of black women in the United States.[1] Black women, from slavery through post-civil rights, experienced rape for sexual pleasure and economic gain, public nude auctions, genital…

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Introducing News Team Member Adaora Ntukogu

Photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash By: Adaora Ntukogu This Summer, I became a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. My decision to pursue this certification was very spontaneous, but quickly became necessary and obvious. From childhood, I have always been very active. I played soccer, volleyball, softball, basketball, and I ran track. My…

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