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Master of Arts (MA)


Black women are twice as likely to experience infertility than white women, but are less likely to seek treatment or to have successful fertility results once treated. Despite this alarming number, this topic is not often discussed, even among the black community. My narrative piece t tells the story of a black woman confronting her infertility diagnosis and the role her race played in her fertility treatment, while exploring the role racism and sexuality have had in keeping this issue in the shadows.

Fuller-Eugenics legacy and question.mp3 (1206 kB)
Audio Component pt.1

Kender_ Enigma.mp3 (511 kB)
Audio Component pt.2

Marut-endometriosis and misdiagnosis.mp3 (1410 kB)
Audio Component pt.3

McCarthy-Keith difficulty of outreach.mp3 (981 kB)
Audio Component pt.4

McCarthy-Keith infertility factors.mp3 (1951 kB)
Audio Component pt.5

McCarthy-Keith labels.mp3 (382 kB)
McCarthy-Keith labels.mp3 (382 kB)

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