Tune into the View From A Rack for Cultural Anthropology with Acquanda Stanford!

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I’m going to be on the Blog Talk Radio show, ‘View from a Rack’ next week! I’m really excited about it because I think the show — mostly about Black breastfeeding and mothering — is really awesome. It was really cool when I got invited  to participate as a guest, and, I’m so happy that I […]

WHAT WOULD MALCOLM DO?: Why Breastfeeding Counts As African American Political Thought — A Webinar (Video)

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Have you ever wondered what Malcolm X’s thoughts would be on Black breastfeeding? Do you think a figure like this would care? I think he would. What about Harriet Tubman’s or W.E.B. DuBois’ thoughts? Marcus Garvey? MLK, Jr? Any other Black ‘revolutionary’? The fact that Black women in America statistically have the lowest breastfeeding rates of any group in this country […]

BLACK LGBTQ BREASTFEEDERS BLOG CARNIVAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ‘Coming Out’ of the (BLACK) Breastfeeding Closet

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Black and African American women statistically have the lowest breastfeeding initiation and duration rates of any group in this country. Incidentally, there is also a disproportionate amount of preterm, low birth weight, ill, and babies who die from SIDS, and other illnesses brought on by social, cultural and environmental factors. With the innumerable health benefits […]