Tag: U.S. 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…


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‘One Drop’: When White Breasts are CENTRAL in BLACK LIVES – A Webinar

Acquanda Stanford , October 12th, 2017


Abstract: What does breastfeeding look like when variations of racial dynamics are at play? For example, what does it mean … Continue reading →


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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 →


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More Sharing African American #Midwife Stories, Part 2 in Jackson, MS

Acquanda Stanford , November 10th, 2016


I’ll be in Jackson, Mississippi next month giving a presentation during the More Sharing African American Midwife Stories. This is a … Continue reading →


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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 →


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Uncovering Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy in Professional Breastfeeding Services: The Greater Complexities of IBCLCs

Acquanda Stanford , May 19th, 2016


Below is a paper that I just turned in and filed with my department. I had to submit a ‘research … Continue reading →


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