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The Visceral Fear in Being a Mother to a Black Son

George Floyd called out for his mother as he lay dying. But like so many other Black moms, she couldn’t protect him.

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Months before giving birth to my son, I remember lying alone in my bed one night as big, heavy tears streamed down my face. I wept for this world and for the beautiful Black baby who I…

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Katrina Hudson

Katrina Hudson

With a longstanding commitment to racial justice and women empowerment, I write from my perspective as a Black woman, attorney, mother of Black sons.

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