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Veronica Byrd
Veronica Byrd is the Director of Communications at YWCA USA. She was previously an editor, writer, and reporter for more than 20 years at leading magazines and newspapers, including People, Essence, Seventeen, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times. She has also written articles for Glamour, Self, Shape, Vanity Fair and others. Veronica received a B.A. in Communication Arts from Rollins College and a M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Entries by Veronica Byrd

Why African Americans Support Abortion Rights

(465) Comments | Posted August 9, 2011 | 3:19 PM

I'm constantly frustrated by the heated discussions I hear about abortion and African-American women. My friends and family members are never short on strong opinions -- nor, it seems, is anyone else. In my work at Planned Parenthood, I rarely survive a week without getting pulled into a debate about...

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