Dr. Mildred Jefferson knew all about adversity. Growing up in the Jim Crow South, she fought against racism and sexism to become the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School. As a physician, she was passionate about caring for the sick and exposing the evil of eugenics. She co-founded the National Right to Life Committee With 28 honorary degrees and the ability to speak powerfully, yet eloquently, to the issue of abortion, Dr. Jefferson was a trailblazer. Her legacy will inspires generations to come. This video interview, from 1978, captures the essence of this passionately prolife physician.
Dr Jefferson passed away in October 2010 but her legacy will not be forgotten.
Dr Jefferson knew only too well that it is the lives of unborn black children that are firmly in the sites of Planned Parenthood, The US’s biggest “Abortion Provider”