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#BlackHer2020: Affordable Rental Housing

#BlackHer2020: Affordable Rental Housing

This is the second article in our series on affordable housing and its impacts on Black women and communities.  You can read this first article here. Let’s say your lease is up, or you just landed a new job in a new city, or a friend or family member needs a new...
Should Black Women Ditch the Democrats?

Should Black Women Ditch the Democrats?

Earlier this month, I traveled to Philadelphia to attend Netroots Nation, the largest annual conference for progressives. While the election and defeating Donald Trump in 2020 were what most folks were talking about, a few Black women were having conversations about...
#BlackHer2020: Housing Affordability

#BlackHer2020: Housing Affordability

This is the first in a series about housing affordability and its impact on Black women and communities. Three years ago, I made an intentional decision to relocate from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA. Part of the impetus for that transition was the high cost of...
Let’s Stop Bashing Black Prosecutors

Let’s Stop Bashing Black Prosecutors

Presidential hopeful Senator Kamala Harris held one of the most important and influential roles in California’s criminal justice system when she was elected to serve as California’s attorney general from 2011 through 2016, and even before that when she served as San...
The Great Debates

The Great Debates

Did you watch the Democratic debates?  They took place on June 26 and 27.  Twenty candidates tried to create a sound bite and many professed to support progressive healthcare, immigration, and economic policies.  Here are a few of the highlights! Kamala Slayed on...