race Archives - Jessica Bates
US Black Maternal Health: Watch this Documentary
Let’s talk about black maternal health. ** I wrote this back in May, and I tried to get it published on a few motherhood websites. Now I’ve decided to publish here, in my own space, in honor of MLK Day and my upcoming birth. ** Many times on social media I’ve tried to help answer […]
Black History Month 2018: 28 books I love by Black Authors
For Black History Month, I’m sharing 28 of my favorite books by black authors. Here’s my list of amazing, heart wrenching, fantastically original, and truly haunting books by black writers. 28 Books I love by Black Authors: 1 – The Color Purple by Alice Walker 2 – Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi 3 – Wild Seed by […]
REPOST FROM JULY 12, 2016: What Can I Say, What Can I Do?
Last summer I posted this on my personal blog, before this website existed. Now I’m reposting it, and I’m gathering my thoughts to write more on the even more recent events our nation is struggling with. Here’s the post from last year: /////// I as a white woman have seen a different world […]