Title

Embracing Our Pregnancy Stories with Poet Dr. Claudia May

Streaming Media

Document Type

Presentation

Abstract

This video presentation features original poems created by participants in Dr. Claudia May's three-week virtual writing workshop that gave pregnant women of color from Minnesota the space to share their stories and speak their truth about their experiences. Dr. May also shares some poems from her recent work, Birthing Butterflies, which is a collection of poetic interpretations of nineteenth century enslaved black women's experiences of motherhood. Artist poets featured in this presentation: Anika Livingston-Browdy, Glenda Tejada, Gigi Brown, Ramya Oruganti, Andria Fagge'Tt, Kiara White.

Department(s)

Reconciliation Studies Program

Publication Date

5-26-2022

Comments

Video length - 31:39 minutes. Dr. Claudia May, Facilitator of the Embracing Our Pregnancy Stories Initiative, also wishes to thank the following orgnaizations for their support: Family Values for Life, Bethel University, Bethel Frogtown Summit-University Partnership, Bethel University Reconciliation Studies Program. Contact information: https://www.theclaudiamay.com/contact

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