How a Harrowing Photo of One Woman's Death Became an Iconic Pro-Choice Symbol
In 1973, Ms. magazine published a haunting photo of a woman named Gerri Santoro, who'd died of a back-alley abortion. At the time, no one could have predicted what an impact it would have on the pro-choice movement.
Revisiting Michele Wallace's Essential Black Feminist Text 'Black Macho'
We talked to the influential critic about 'Black Macho,' how the black patriarchy has been ignoring black women since the civil rights movement, and why young black feminists give her hope.