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Let's Talk About is the official blog of Planned Parenthood of Illinois.

Stay Woke: Black History Month is as much about NOW as THEN

Some years, during Black History Month, I am laden with the heavy feeling that it is much too dangerous to look away from today, to look back. I hear: Take a peek, maybe, but please - Black Man, Black Woman, Black Person, Black Child - do not stay here for long.

I cannot stay here because the work of the ancestors is not done, and we must keep watch.

Feb. 8, 2022

Get to know our Black Organizing Program

We’ve launched our Black Organizing Program to prioritize the voices and needs of Black Illinoisans and advocate for meaningful access to needed resources at every level of government. Read on to learn more about our BOP staff and their goals for the program.

Feb. 9, 2021