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Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Hosts “For the Culture” Black Women in Media Panel
September 13, 2018
The panel was hosted to give attendees an opportunity to gain insight and ask questions about breaking into the music, film and television industries. ... read more »
Mahisha Dellinger’s New Show Empowers Black Female Entrepreneurs
August 16, 2018
Mahisha Dellinger, creator of the multi-million-dollar hair company Curls, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about her new show Mind Your Business with Mahisha. The series, which premieres on the OWN Network, centers on Black female entrepreneurship. ... read more »
Pregnancy Myths Busted | Kaiser Permanente Thrive
May 10, 2018
Dr. Veronica Grijalva, an OB/GYN at Kaiser Permanente Thrive in West LA, separates the pregnancy facts from fiction in a myth busting interview with Brooke Thomas. ... read more / watch video »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil at Power of She Event
May 2, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil gather for an intimate conversation on public policy, entertainment and just how far we've come at the Power of She conference sponsored by Nielsen. ... read more / watch video »
Harris, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Designating April 11-17, 2018 as Black Maternal Health Week
April 19, 2018
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris and her colleagues introduced a resolution to designate April 11-17, 2018 as Black Maternal Health Week. ... read more »
Women’s History Month: Black Women In Comics
March 15, 2018
During this Women’s History Month, we take a look at Black women who are contributing to the comic book industry. Whether showcasing black characters as super heroes and adventurers or opening the door to fantasy from a Black LGBTQ perspective, these women are changing the face of comics. ... read more »
In Honor of Shirley Chisholm, Let’s Elect Leaders Who Speak Truth
March 1, 2018
Asked what she wanted her legacy to be, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm once said, “I’d like them to say that Shirley Chisholm had guts. That’s how I’d like to be remembered.” ... read more »
Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles
March 1, 2018
Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles ... read more »
Black Panther: Everything Doesn’t Have to Be Gay
February 22, 2018
Like with anything Black people do that receives too much high praise and critical acclaim, there’s always at least one descendant of a colonizer at the ready to make sure that we don’t get too big for our britches.  This time around its criticism of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther film for their so-called “lack of LGBT representation.” ... read more »
Black Women Need Real Change, Not Just Thanks
January 11, 2018
  It’s Time for America to #TrustBlackWomen After Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters—driven by Black voter turnout, especially the votes of Black women—we saw the celebration, ... read more »
Black Women in Business 2017
December 28, 2017
Black women proved that it’s not just a “man’s world” in business in 2017. ... read more »
It’s a Short Leap from “B—-” and “Ho” to #MeToo
November 16, 2017
If it’s truly time to focus on the systems that allow sexual violence to flourish then we have to be willing to talk about all of it and that includes our continued support and glorification of rape culture and sexual violence in rap music. ... read more »
Even with Advanced Degrees, Black Women Earn Less than White Men
September 14, 2017
Black women have to work seven extra months to earn what White men were paid in 2016. On average, Black women make 67 cents on the dollar compared to White men. ... read more »
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. regarding Acts of Hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia
August 25, 2017
We also continue to pray for the healing of all others who were injured during this tragic event. ... read more »
Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Voices
July 6, 2017
A new report linking reproductive, racial, and criminal justice challenges facing Black women highlights what they stand to lose with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). ... read more »
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