Black Maternal Health and the History of Eugenics in North Carolina with Dr. Kimberly Harper

Date: February 26, 2021 7:00 PM

In this session of Community Class, a new series for educators, students, and community members at large, Harper will reveal that the current Black maternal health crisis is not a new issue, but rather that it ties back to America’s history with chattel slavery. Through the lens of North Carolina’s eugenics movement—a state-led movement that provided for sterilization as birth control from 1933 to 1973—and medical segregation, she will examine reproductive justice in contemporary society.

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