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USA TODAY: 'We can never go back': Leaked opinion mobilizes Black women around abortion rights

May 12, 2022

Our founder and executive director, Shakya Cherry-Donaldson, shared her thoughts with USA Today on reproductive freedom, reproductive justice and abortion care.

WASHINGTON— Shakya Cherry-Donaldson was on a girls trip with 10 other Black women when she learned about the bombshell news.

The Supreme Court was preparing to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.

"There was a collective mourning," Cherry-Donaldson said. “We were triggered into this screaming conversation with each other about what is about to happen.”

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