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#TBT: 'Granny Midwives' of the South

#TBT: ‘Granny Midwives’ of the South

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on March 19 2015, 10:00AM

A look at the little-discussed but crucial league of black healthcare providers known as “granny midwives” who delivered poor and rural women’s babies in the South way before doctors and hospitals became the norm.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, History

Study: Black LGBT People More Likely to Live in States Without Anti-Discrimination Job Protection

Study: Black LGBT People More Likely to Live in States Without Anti-Discrimination Job Protection

by Julianne Hing on December 18 2014, 4:00PM

Than their straight black peers.

Topics: Economy, Gender & Sexuality, Labor, /NOW

Workers Say No to Union in the South

Workers Say No to Union in the South

by Carla Murphy on February 17 2014, 11:31AM

Auto workers’ vote likely lowers the chances of successfully organizing southern workers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Study: The Majority of Public School Students in the West, South are Low-Income

Study: The Majority of Public School Students in the West, South are Low-Income

by Julianne Hing on October 23 2013, 3:47PM

Nearly half of all public school students in the U.S. qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Southern Baptists Poised to Elect First Black President

by Jorge Rivas on June 19 2012, 1:19PM

The Southern Baptist Convention is expected to elect its first black president at its annual meeting on Tuesday

Topics: History, /NOW

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