“As our country undergoes a racial reckoning, I want to be very clear: the Hyde Amendment is a racist policy.” Black and Native American women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes.
How did the traditional middle class incubate so much hatred towards the people, leading them to embrace racialized fascism centered on the Indian as the enemy? The answer is the rejection of equality and the fundamentals of a substantial democracy.
Why does categorizing sexual violence as a crime against humanity matter for anti-racist, anti-imperialist feminists? Basically, it is a game changer. Plainly speaking, sexual violence as a crime against humanity chips away at the heteropatriarchal logics entrenched in and foundational to the law.