From local police departments to the Supreme Court, Donna Barry and Heidi Williamson find systemically embedded discrimination in U.S. institutions.
Women need reproductive autonomy to achieve economic security and improved health.
African American women give their opinions on how best to protect their own health and the health of their communities.
Legalized abortion has helped vulnerable women realize the promise of the War on Poverty.
The amendment played a pivotal role in promoting reproductive rights for women, who have experienced economic progress as a result.
Heidi Williamson talks with Julian Bond, a civil rights leader and icon and current professor at American University, in the second interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
Heidi Williamson writes about how the Emancipation Proclamation and Roe v. Wade have impacted black women in their fight for reproductive justice.
Heidi Williamson is the Senior Policy Analyst for the Women’s Health and Rights Program at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Heidi worked for the Alzheimer’s Association, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective, and the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU. She has successfully led legislative and advocacy efforts in the South and […]