By Harriet Bradley, Director of African American Outreach
There is an expression that it takes a village to raise a child. This is so true for my community. As an African American woman, I have seen African American teenagers become pregnant as young as 14.
For the most part, the African American community will come together to help that teenager keep and raise her child instead of having an abortion. Thus, the "village" gets into action.
Secretary Janet Yellen's statement about teenagers, especially African American teenagers, needing to get an abortion because of economics and not being able to have a successful career is totally untrue. I have seen young teenage mothers not...
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