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Share Your Stories About Midwives Across the Diaspora

July 2, 2014

This blog celebrates the life and work of midwives across the diaspora. Please post events, publications, films and other cultural works that recognize the contributions of midwives across the diaspora, past and present.

Selected Works

The first-ever, full-length biography of a trailblazing artist who championed black women in her fiction as well as in her life
Life story of Margaret Charles Smith, African American midwife, who delivered countless babies in Alabama.
"Brilliance, courage and joy are what I knew of Toni Cade Bambara. Savoring the Salt mirrors her exhilarating intellect and the reach of her incomparable talents. Clearly, in these pages, the impact of her life and work—on family, friends, artists, students, colleagues—is as profound as it is forever."
—Toni Morrison

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