The Diversity And Inclusion Convo Can’t Exclude Black Women.
In today’s workplace, companies have been expanding their D&I programs and initiatives to prioritize the experiences of marginalized groups – yet there still seems to be a disconnect. These same companies fail to implement incorporating D&I initiatives from an intersectional lens. Black womxn live at the intersection of “double jeopardy”: a unique social condition that […]
A Democratic Administration May Not Fight For Black Women—So We Fight for Each Other
On November 7th, half of the country celebrated the victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice president-elect Kamala Harris. People in cities all over the nation rejoiced with victory bells, block parties, honking car horns, and sighs of relief that we had finally overcome the reign of Donald Trump, a man who for many symbolizes […]
5 Black Women Political Pioneers To Celebrate
When it comes to political or social justice of any kind, Black women have served as pioneers. We’ve run for office, given speeches, marched in the streets, reported on current events and created artwork to reflect the times. Kamala Harris, the very first Black woman Vice President of the United States is soon to be […]
On The Anniversary of The Bus Boycott, We’re Reminded Of The Power In Saying “No”
Photo from Getty Images Saying “no” can come with some backlash, especially as a Black woman. When people expect you to say “yes”, purely based on their perception of you, there’s not much else you can do except stand in your power. Standing firm in a response can mean the difference between suffering and self-liberation— […]