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Stop Devaluing Black Women at Work

Stop Devaluing Black Women at Work

Black women are subjected to the dueling forces of white supremacy and patriarchy in just about every facet of our lives, including where we work. Unsurprisingly, Black women are overrepresented in low-paying jobs, like childcare, retail, and hospitality, and...
#BlackHer2020

#BlackHer2020

Issue Baby Bonds by Dominique Derbigny Cancel Student Loan Debt by Kelly Macías Provide Medicare for All by Kelly Macías   End Money Bail by Dominique Derbigny Pay Reparations by Karen James Cody  Make Housing Affordable by Dominique Derbigny Create a Guaranteed...
Sustaining Ourselves in a Jobless Economy

Sustaining Ourselves in a Jobless Economy

Black women are under attack. I live in Atlanta, Georgia where Black women suffer the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state. Georgia, where state-sanctioned violence proliferates through the recent murders of Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back...
Let’s Talk About Looting.

Let’s Talk About Looting.

Looting.  What is it? Why does it happen? And why is it such a big part of the conversation when what we’re really talking about right now is systematic, state-sanctioned murder? We all experience feelings during times of civil unrest when we watch television footage...
On Sorrowful Whites

On Sorrowful Whites

There is more than a week left in June and I’m anxious for this month to be over. We were already dealing with a global pandemic that has kept us inside for more than three months and all the death and devastation that crisis has caused. Then we entered June with...
Being Well While Black

Being Well While Black

Good Grief: Dealing as a Community With Complex, Compound, Cyclical Loss – and Learning to Seize Hope – that’s a helluva title, isn’t it? This is how clinical psychologist Diane Kern and transformation coach Valarie Davis describe what Black people are...