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women's health

Money, time, and access: the cost of reproductive healthcare

The cost of reproductive health care are as unequal as the access to healthcare in Washington, and poor women of color are mainly affected, according to healthcare providers in the city. Pregnant women, along with children and adults up to age 64 are eligible for healthcare regardless of economic status since the District of Columbia […]

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women's health

Lawmakers, activists push legislation to address discrimination in healthcare

Advocates in the National Organization for Women want policies to address and eradicate the racial discrimination that leaves women of color without proper medical treatment. They are calling on lawmakers to listen to their concerns and draft legislation that will further protect women in and out of the doctor’s office. At a recent racial justice […]

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The fight to preserve Go-go music, culture, and the people who love it

Imagine you are standing in a dimly lit venue captured by the electricity of bass drums and horns, and melodiously distinct voices permeating through a loud microphone. The sound reminds you of jazz, funk, hip-hop, gospel, and blues but all in a single genre. The energy of people dancing beside you is both entertaining and […]