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Counting Children Matters Most: FAQ on Census 2020
November 21, 2019
Within the African American community, the conversation about the upcoming 2020 census ranges from “why bother” to “we’re all in.” ... read more »
Dr. Patrice Harris Sworn-In as the American Medical Association’s First Black Female President
July 25, 2019
"And I hope to be tangible evidence for young girls and young boys and girls from communities of color that you can aspire to be a physician. Not only that, you can aspire to be a leader in organized medicine,” said Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). ... read more »
U.S. Attempt to Erase Harriet Tubman
June 13, 2019
In the fantasy of White supremacy, traitors like Jefferson Davis and other Confederates are memorialized for being freedom fighters — the freedom of whites to own black human beings and work them to death — while a woman who risked her life time and again to free enslaved people is simply dismissed. Ignored. Erased. ... read more »
SPECIAL REPORT: Women Play Key Role in Ensuring African Democracy
May 30, 2019
While the top three candidates this year are all men, women have again taken a leadership role in ensuring free and fair elections and they’ve been largely responsible for what’s believed to have been an electoral race free of determinative manipulation. ... read more »
How Strong is Our Economy?
May 9, 2019
“How strong is our economy? It is undoubtedly stronger than it was a year ago, but it's not as strong as some claim that it is. Labor market weaknesses and inequality are of particular concern to African Americans. Companies are hiring, but they aren't hiring enough African Americans to close the unemployment rate gap.” ... read more »
Girl Power: St. Joseph Center Celebrates Women’s History Month with a Panel Discussion on Women Experiencing Homelessness
March 21, 2019
St. Joseph Center put together a panel of experts on how structural, cultural, and economic challenges have contributed to the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles ... read more »
SheroCon Is Coming!
March 7, 2019
The pop-up con will highlight amazing women in the world of comics and entertainment. ... read more »
Women Vets on Point Launches New Website Providing Better Pathways to Care 
July 26, 2018
Many of the challenges faced by women veterans are distinct from those faced by male veterans or other women ... read more »
Young Women Rising
July 5, 2018
I am determined to make sure young girls and women know their full potential and achieve the unimaginable. ... read more »
Angry Women and #MeToo
January 25, 2018
The truth is the imbalance of power between men and women is bad for women’s health. ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: Women, It’s Your Turn. You want what??
August 3, 2017
Women want things from themselves, from men, from their children and from other women too ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: WHAT DO MEN……?
July 20, 2017
Men and their motives are evolving ... read more »
New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics
April 12, 2017
In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage greater political participation among young people, women and minorities. ... read more »
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’
December 14, 2016
Imagine having one of your children killed in an accident by a police officer, as a result you begin self-medicating and experience what it is like to be incarcerated. ... read more »
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