KWhole Apoethecary Rescriptions — Rx #11

Rx #11: Black Women’s Mental Health A few days ago I watched this episode from The Grapevine about Black women and mental health in response to athletes like Simon Biles, Naomi Osaka, and Sha’carri Richardson and how the media treated them when they decide to put their health first. This is a conversation I feel […]

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KWhole Apoethecary Rescriptions — Rx #8

Rx #8: Black Midwifery History and Current Black Midwife/Doula Organizations Black women, non-binary/genderfluid people and transmen face many challenges when it comes to birthing, reproductive health and maternal and infant mortality rates. Healthcare systems are embedded with problematic practices and education based on medical and scientific racism. A few days I was fortunate enough to […]

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M.G. Recap: The Bag Lady Manifesta

Based on Taja Lindley’s solo healing performance ritual that debuted at La Mama’s SQUIRTS in 2015, “This Ain’t A Eulogy” is drawing parallels between discarded materials and the violent treatment of Black people in the United States. People in the African Diaspora have a long history of repurposing, remixing, and transforming oppressive systems into valuable cultural […]

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