Volume 13

Coverage From the Storm: A.R.T. Insurance as Reparations for Biological Weathering

by Mallori D. Thompson

Though the violence of racism in the United States has never been unknown to Black Americans, the recent cases of police brutality and the resulting uprising have made it abundantly clear that racial subordination is the thread of most—if not all—American
institutions. The racism perpetuated by these institutions has caused stress-induced wear that is most visible in the reproductive context. This Note calls for reparations in the form of expanded insurance coverage for infertility treatments. American racism is irreversibly diminishing the reproductive capacities of Black people, for which they deserve an equitable chance at parenthood through reparations.

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