Profiles and Posts

Profiles and Posts

The term “WOC” negates racial identity in the service of racial unity and it obscures specific barriers facing Black women. It blends multiethnicities into a recipe of erasure.
Gwen McKinney's guest Op-Ed on OWN traces the history of the role of Black women in the women's suffrage movement.
Kamala Harris, the first Black woman to represent California in the United States Senate, is yet another manifestation of the truth that Black women are the Democratic Party's beating heart.
Higher Heights CEO Glynda Carr reflects on the political power of Black women who deliver as voters but must swim through a deep sea of gender and racial bias to electability.
Who knew that the battle cry to “open up our country” would signal just that? A tsunami of action, bursting the seams of the nation in pursuit of change.
A monument to the Great Harriet Tubman on the National Mall – you say? First, let’s support and honor the existing memorials for one of America’s greatest patriots.
We mark the centennial of Emmy and Tony Award winning Beah Richard's birth.
Reporter. Activist. Editor. Publisher. Lucile Bluford didn’t just record history -- she helped make it.
Co-sign a petition with thousands of Black women who are denouncing attacks against Black women VP candidates.
Julia Browne, historian and tour guide, takes us back to Paris as a meeting place for descendants of Africa scattered across the globe.
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