In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the decision by the Planned Parenthood Federation of New York to disavow Margaret Sanger for her ties to eugenics.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Planned Parenthood of Greater New York announced it will remove the name of founder Margaret Sanger from its Manhattan health clinic. Neil referred to this blog post about Sanger’s ableism. Natalia referenced this Twitter thread by Imani Gandy, and this article by legal scholar Michele Goodwin.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia recommended Katherine Rosman’s New York Times article, “On the Latest Boutique Fitness Playlist: Black Lives Matter.”
- Neil discussed Emile Dirks’s and James Leibold’s New York Times article, “China is Harvesting the DNA of its People. Is this the Future of Policing?”
- Niki talked about Andrew Kahrl’s New York Times article, “Who Will Get to Swim this Summer?”