Black Feminist Health Science Studies (BFHSS) aims to highlight the necessity of incorporating social justice into medical science. It was created by interdisciplinary scholars who started their careers as undergraduates studying Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Black women’s bodies have been instrumental in the development of medical and scientific breakthroughs that have aided countless humans across the globe. However, the degree to which these advancements have helped the health and well-being of Black women and their communities remains unclear. BFHSS works to bring these historical and contemporary ills to light in an effort to transform medicine, science, and Black people's relationship to both.


General Call for participation in the collaboratory is now closed. For those who attended the BFHSS Symposium, we have opened up a call for lightning talks.


The first Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium will be an engaging, informative introduction to the field and collective that claim the name. Register today!

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People are learning about Tulsa for the first time. Don’t stop. Educate yourself about all of this. All of it. That fuse of fury was unleashed all across America and some would rather we forget. We cannot. We must not.

this thursday june 3 from 2-330pm edt, i’ll be talking about blaxites again, this time with @idilatweets for @rede4blacklives’s “A Year in Review: Towards a New (Bio)ethics?” register for free here:

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