Professional Black Girl: Video Series Celebrates ‘Everyday Excellence’ of Black Women and Girls and explores the love language shared by black women, and how we twerk and work with unmatched professionalism. Episode… Read more Professional Black Girl: Video Series Celebrates ‘Everyday Excellence’ of Black Women →
They would say each time “there have been a lot of car break-ins in this area…” This also happened to me in Clemson, South Carolina where I was even more terrified.
Serena Williams isn’t just a tennis champion and singularly great athlete; she’s been a leader in the fight for equal representation and pay in her sport. Source: The Battle for… Read more The Battle for Equality Is a WIRED Issue →
An examination of traffic stops and arrests in Greensboro, N.C., uncovered wide racial differences in measure after measure of police conduct. Source: The Disproportionate Risks of Driving While Black published in The New York Times
It happened around 1988, not long after Harvey Gantt became America’s first New South “post-race” mayor. My mother, resolving to escape the ramp-up to the impending crack wars, moved us away from the… Read more Halfbreed: Yellow Black Girl Purple Drink →
Though to learn the history of civil rights as told through the lens of our failed education system, you would think all of White America suddenly realized, “Here ya go black, brown, yellow, and red folk… Why don’t you take a little of this extra freedom. We ain’t using it right now and thought you might like to have some…”
Hold tight over the next few days… this is the syllabus that was bound to happen. #BlackLivesMatter #FergusonDecision
A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out? : Code Switch : NPR. I remember when she started as an apothecary in Brooklyn on Atlantic Avenue. It was in the early… Read more Blowing Up or Selling Out: Carol’s Daughter & Scents of Nostalgia →