Akiba Solomon

Akiba Solomon writes Colorlines' Gender Matters blog and is an NABJ-Award winning writer, freelance journalist, editor and essayist from West Philadelphia. A graduate of Howard University, the Brooklyn resident co-edited Naked: Black Women Bare All About Their Skin, Hair, Hips, Lips, and Other Parts (Perigee, 2005), an anthology of original essays and oral memoirs about Black women and body image.

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Thursday, March 15, 2012
A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood
On Super Tuesday at a campaign stop in Kirkwood, Mo., Mitt Romney told a local reporter how he’d cut the deficit . That plan includes “getting rid of” Planned Parenthood:
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