Black Herstory Month

Black Herstory Month

February is Black History Month and March is Women’s History Month, but the intersection of these two celebrations often obscures the visibility of Black women. Navigating a culture of anti-Blackness and misogyny can make it difficult to exist as two significant and...
#BlackHer Roundup_February 16

#BlackHer Roundup_February 16

Making sure that Black women are serving up and in the center of the narrative, that’s what we’re all about here at #BlackHer. That’s why we can’t wait to see Black Panther this week, which some are calling our “ultimate rebrand.” +2 on the power of positive...
The Danger of a Single Story

The Danger of a Single Story

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk brilliantly explains why all people but especially Black women must influence or dare we say (control) the discourse about our identities.  If we become the stories we tell, we simply cannot afford to let others define...
Using Our Pocketbooks to Persuade

Using Our Pocketbooks to Persuade

There is a debate among economists regarding the centrality of consumer spending to the U.S. economy. Some say that consumer spending is an enormous driver of GDP.  Others posit that consumer spending is an effect vs. a cause of investment and growth. Regardless,...
Time for Our Movement

Time for Our Movement

How many times has your voice been ignored, abated or outright silenced? Whether in boardrooms, political chambers, media, or social movements, attempts to eradicate Black women’s voices prevail. Senator Kamala Harris was interrupted and silenced numerous times while...