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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