Tapestries: Interwoven voices of local and global identities


Using a framework of Reproductive Justice, this piece locates what reproductive care could be and should be. In doing so, I highlight the inherent potential of Midwifery practices to remedy the Black Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis in the United States.

Author Biography

Addisa Rigaud (she/her) hails from Bronx, New York. She is a graduating senior majoring in American Studies at Macalester College. She is infuriated by the Black Maternal Health Crisis and plans to become a Midwife in order to fight for Reproductive Justice, Rights and Health for Black women, using her undergraduate education in American Studies as the foundation for her future Midwifery practice.

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