How this Covid nurse hoping to get pregnant made her decision about taking the coronavirus vaccine

In the days and months ahead, millions of Americans will be asked if they want the coronavirus vaccine, a mixture of mostly unpronounceable ingredients that prepare your immune system to fight the disease should you become infected. For most people, according to a November poll, the decision to take the [...]

By |2021-01-14T15:43:23-06:00December 22, 2020|Education, Health, Reckon|Women|

The Reckon List 2021: These people are fighting to build the future South

Chokwe Lumumba, the late mayor of Jackson, Miss., used to say, "To change America, you have to change the South." That's been true since the first enslaved Africans were delivered to Virginia in 1619, a year before the Pilgrims landed up North, since the federal government was forced to cut [...]

Why I No Longer Celebrate Christmas

Each week the Reckon Women newsletter includes a column from a woman in the South, in collaboration with See Jane Write.  Click here to sign up for the newsletter.  Click here to sign up for the Reckon Women Facebook page. By Janelle Graham Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Christmas Day will look [...]

By |2020-12-22T11:28:03-06:00December 16, 2020|Reckon|Women, Story|

Looking for better sex education? Try these resources

If you read our series on purity culture and sex education in the South and you’re hoping to make sex education better for your children and community, we’ve complied a list of resources to help you have better conversations about sexuality and relationships.   For parents  Talking to your children about their bodies and sex can be [...]

By |2021-01-08T15:28:24-06:00December 10, 2020|Health, Reckon|Women, Story|