A new campaign called Say Her Name addresses the lack of accountability for the deaths of black women and girls—and puts faces and names to the black and brown women whose lives have been cut short. But what do … Continue reading
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This is a compilation of more than 200 resources that specifically speak to Black women, from classics in fiction to Black feminist theory to inspirational and self-care guides. There are even resources for the young Black girls in our lives. Though … Continue reading
For too long America has failed to acknowledge the outrageous and seemingly intractable rates of poor maternal health and deaths of mothers in childbirth. The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized country in the world. … Continue reading
By Stephanie Shonekan, Art, Music and Pop Culture Contributing Editor I never watch the Emmy Awards. Never! But last night I settled down in front of the television because several incredible black actresses were nominated. To be perfectly honest, I … Continue reading
Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.