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Report Identifies Disparities in Perceptions of Bias, Inclusion in Hollywood
October 9, 2020
Women in the entertainment industry were about twice as likely as their male counterparts to experience biased or unfair behavior, with women of color reporting even higher rates, according to a report released today by the Hollywood Commission chaired by Anita Hill. ... read more »
Nina Turner Launches National Public Affairs Firm To Advance Progressive Issues
September 24, 2020
Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and Co-Chair of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, announced today she has launched a new firm designed to bring a progressive voice to America’s public affairs arena. ... read more »
Hey Ladies Do You Know How to Navigate Perimenopause and Menopause?
September 10, 2020
Navigating the topic of women’s health is a constant struggle.  For whatever reason we have a hard time talking about our anatomy and the changes our bodies go through each decade. ... read more »
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Black Workers More Likely to Face Retaliation for Raising Coronavirus Concerns
June 25, 2020
For instance, Amazon fired Black and brown workers who have organized to demand more substantial health and safety protections. Thousands of Instacart workers, many of whom are women of color, are reportedly waiting for face masks and hand sanitizer promised months ago.  Three out of every four Black workers who took the survey said they showed up to work during the pandemic even though they believed they might have been seriously risking their health or the health of family members. Less than half of white workers said they had done the same. ... read more »
BlackWoman Start-Up: Working to Close Significant Revenue Gap of Black Woman-Owned Businesses
December 5, 2019
They are doing this through coaching, training, customized programming, systems development, innovation, integration and automation, recognized these disturbing facts, and determined to help address it. ... read more »
Ava Duvernay GeniusTalks
August 10, 2017
Ava Duvernay talks about her multiple projects, from Queen Sugar to her upcoming Disney movie: A Wrinkle in Time. ... read more / watch video »
Remy Ma Talks Self-Love, Adversity & More at BET “PRE” Gala
July 29, 2017
Watch as we catch up with "All the Way Up" rapper Remy Ma during PRE, BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee’s exclusive BET Awards Dinner for the 17th Annual BET Awards held at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills on June 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Pro Child, Pro Family, Pro Choice: Experts Fight to Bring Hyde Amendment Era to an End  
September 21, 2016
After 40 years of women of color primarily being affected by the decision to remove abortion from Medicaid, new polling data shows “battleground” voters are in 76 percent agreement that the Hyde Amendment needs to be overturned. ... read more »
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Introducing Dawn-Lyen Gardner
September 1, 2016
With Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay’s new series, “Queen Sugar”, one the pair’s latest accomplishment is having the entire season directed by women of color. ... read more »
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