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Our BlackHer Shero of the Week is Linda Blount, president and CEO of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI). Blount's organization just released Black Women Vote: The 2018 National Health Policy Agenda "to ensure the health needs of Black women and girls are...read more
Back in the late 18th century, founding father Benjamin Franklin reportedly said, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Mr. Franklin probably never imagined that a media platform called BlackHer would use his words to encourage Black women to get...read more
She’s Still “Stayed on Freedom”: An Interview With Civil Rights Activist and Freedom Singer, Rutha Harris
Our BlackHer Shero of the Week is Rutha Harris, a woman who used the power of her voice to fight for freedom, justice and civil rights for Black people as a Freedom Singer during the southern movement for civil rights of the 1960s. Rutha was a college student home on...read more