E6: Medical Misogynoir Pt. 1

When their lives are placed into the hands of white doctors and nurses, Black women’s basic needs can quickly evolve into life-threatening ordeals. Medical professionals’ lack of empathy demands that Black women prioritize advocating for themselves and their families over self-care. How can Black women be healthy when doctors refuse to really hear them?

Living For We

In 2020, cityLAB of Pittsburgh released a study that ranked Cleveland dead last in terms of livability for Black women. On Living For We, we talk to Cleveland’s Black women about their experiences at work, at school, in the doctor’s office, and in community with each other in an attempt to answer the question… is Cleveland really as bad as they say it is for Black women?

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