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Reproductive Emancipation

Heidi Williamson writes about how the Emancipation Proclamation and Roe v. Wade have impacted black women in their fight for reproductive justice.

This January marks the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 40th Anniversary of the landmark decision of Roe vs. Wade respectively. Both had and continue to have a profound impact on the lives of black women and our struggle for reproductive justice.

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Heidi Williamson

Senior Policy Analyst

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