After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, hundreds flooded the streets of Baltimore to protest the decision.

“It’s hard to put what I feel into words that are cohesive,” said Israel. “It seems like everything is collapsing and there really seems like there’s no way out.”

Liza was working from home on a team meeting when she heard the news. “I’m alone in my apartment and this news drops and I almost passed out.”

“I was on a team meeting and I think I had the foresight to turn my camera off. It’s just amazing to me that we are all expected to keep doing our emails and our spreadsheets and for some of us it feels like this is the world ending,” she said.

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Michelle Span said she wasn’t surprised by the news after the draft opinion leaked in early May. She talked about how this decision directly affects women of color. “When you’re taking away abortion rights from women, that directly impacts Black women and brown women who don’t have the money to go get a safe abortion.”

Protests were held locally in Annapolis and Washington, D.C., as well as across the country.

Gabe Dinsmoor is a local freelance director and cinematographer.

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