Covid in the Black Community

COVID-19 has been an all-consuming and destructive presence internationally for over two years. While it has impacted everyone negatively, certain groups have experienced the virus with more intensity than others. COVID-19 has further emphasized disparities between racial, ethnic, and class groups, and this has been reflected in death tolls and case counts throughout the pandemic.  […]

The Dobbs Decision Will Be Disastrous for Women of Color

In its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled the Roe v. Wade ruling which found that the U.S. Constitution protects a pregnant women’s right to have an abortion without excessive government restriction. This new ruling removed the constitutional protection, meaning that states and local governments can legally pass additional laws which […]

Mental Health Act reforms aim to tackle high rate of black people sectioned

Reforms to the Mental Health Act will help tackle the disproportionate number of black people sectioned, the government has announced. Black people are more than four times more likely to be detained under the act and more than 10 times more likely to be subject to a community treatment order. The package of reforms includes piloting culturally […]