Alabama May Have Solutions to the Nation’s Black Maternal Health Crisis

Group prenatal care led by nurse midwives at a progressive clinic in Birmingham could offer a solution to the crisis in maternal health in the U.S.

Published: Sep 24, 2018
Length: 10 minutes (2,624 words)

Midwifery Makes a Comeback in Alabama

In the first of a two-part series on midwifery in Alabama, where it has been criminalized for 40 years, Scalawag interviews a Certified Professional Midwife whose work attending home births had previously been underground.

Published: Sep 3, 2018
Length: 13 minutes (3,326 words)

Real Museums of Memphis

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. in Memphis, essayist and scholar Zandria F. Robinson wonders what has changed in the city in the intervening years and sheds a light on what hasn’t.

Published: Apr 12, 2018
Length: 19 minutes (4,794 words)