Tag: black history

The ‘Respectable’ Black Midwife vs The Respected Black Midwife

Acquanda Stanford , August 31st, 2018

I wanted to highlight something about imagery, history and Black midwives that I think is crucial, since I’ve been seeing more and more people talk about them in…

→Acquanda Y. Stanford

Measuring Black breastfeeding with a white stick?: Why I’m intentional in writing white women out!

Acquanda Stanford , May 11th, 2017

  I figured out what about Black breastfeeding, has been bugging me for so long. Well I recognized this before, … Continue reading →

→Acquanda Y Stanford

Luke Cage: A Marvel Take on Black History

Emma Louise Backe , February 8th, 2017

By Astrid Countee “Only Forward,” that is the message of Netflix’s latest superhero show, Luke Cage. A message that seems to have shown up just in time for…

→The Geek Anthropologist


Acquanda Stanford , December 29th, 2016

I have various things to consider when I share information on this blog — starting with my own history and … Continue reading →

→Acquanda Y Stanford

Just *how* did slavery impact Black women’s breastfeeding today?

Acquanda Stanford , September 30th, 2016

  A few years ago I wrote an article on here asking the question about the impact of slavery on … Continue reading →

→Acquanda Y Stanford