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Morrison Appreciated for Giving Black Women a Voice
August 21, 2019
Random House senior editor Porscha Burke keeps a copy of the Toni Morrison-edited The Black Book — an expansive encyclopedia on the accomplishments of African-Americans — on her desk at work, ... read more »
SAVE the DATE: 102.3 KJLH Women’s Health Expo May 4
May 1, 2019
For more information visit www.kjlhradio.com ... read more »
California Senate Votes to End Hair Discrimination in the Workplace and Schools
April 24, 2019
#THECROWNACT #CROWNCOALITION #SB188  SACRAMENTO (April 22, 2019) – The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance comprised of the National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty, ... read more »
At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood
February 28, 2019
With each masterful stroke of her pen, typewriter or (later) her computer keyboard, Legendary author, Toni Morrison keeps readers of her works and listeners of her words spellbound. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” she once said. ... read more »
Photo of the Day: Co-Authors of The Magic of Mentoring: Pearls of Wisdom
January 28, 2019
(From L to R – Linda Morgan, Cynthia Mitchell Heard, Tiffany Ferguson, Charlotte (Char) Bland, Barbara Perkins, Valarie Polk, Willa Robinson) Co-authors of The Magic of Mentoring Pearls of Wisdom, ... read more »
Flexin’ in her Complexion: Bullied Girl a Messenger of Hope
January 11, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Kheris Rogers was in the first grade in a predominantly white private school in Los Angeles when she felt the bite of racism among her peers — she was being bullied because of her dark skin. ... read more »
A Black Girl Magic Story, How Samarea Johnson Turned Her Adversity Into Prosperity
January 10, 2019
Samarea Johnson is the true meaning of Black Girl Magic! ... read more »
“Black Girl Magic” Sworn into Office in Houston
January 2, 2019
HOUSTON (AP) — “Black Girl Magic” has met the bench with the swearing-in of 17 African-American female judges in the Houston area. The 17 women all won races in  ...   ... read more »
WATCH: Wave Of African American Women Elected In Tennessee
December 14, 2018
MSNBC Correspondent Trymaine Lee talks to 8 of the 20 women who’ve already won in races in Shelby County this year. ... read more »
PHOTO of the Day: Mary McLeod Bethune Established the National Council of Negro Women on Dec 5
December 5, 2018
National Council of Negro Women was established on December 5, 1935. ... read more »
NBCBLK Set to Celebrate Black Women in 2019 with “She Thrives: Black Women Making History Today”, Nominate Someone
December 4, 2018
This February 2019, in celebration of Black History Month, NBCBLK, the African-American news vertical of NBC News Digital, presents a month-long special feature recognizing the accomplishments, ... read more »
Lauren Underwood Set to be Sworn In as the Youngest Black Women Elected to Congress
December 3, 2018
Part of the ‘blue wave” that hit Republicans in the 2018 mid-terms came from young women and one of those women came from Illinois. Lauren Underwood defeated Republican incumbent Randy Hultgren for Illinois’ ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass Elected Chair of Congressional Black Caucus
November 28, 2018
Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) was elected to chair the Congressional Black Caucus during the 116th Congress. Members of the Caucus will chair five full House Committees in addition to at least 28 House Subcommittees in the coming Congress. ... read more »
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