We embrace 2021 by marking the 125th Anniversary of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs.

Collaborative, courageous change agents, those Black women blazed the trail we follow today. Shining a light on herstory/ourstory, this space redefines the suffrage narrative and affirms the sturdy shoulders on which we stand.

  • The stunning upset in Georgia was met with the swift enactment of voter restrictions that mirror the Jim Crow era. But, Black women on the ground are fighting back, confident they won’t be stopped.

  • Who was the first Black woman to be tapped as a vice presidential candidate? It's not who you think. Charlotta Bass paved the way in 1952 as the VP candidate on the Progressive Party ticket.

We’re Just Saying

Commentaries, profiles, news and views

One year after Breonna Taylor's senseless murder, poet Bernadine "Dine" Watson pays tribute across space, time and sameness.
Two Spelman College BFFs for 50+ years serve a virtual feast of essays on struggles, triumphs, reverence and awe.