Originally appeared in Word in Black by Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier Choked to death on the NYC subway by a white man, Neely’s death puts anti-Blackness and inequality in the spotlight. Remember […]
Why Is The Old Dallas Weekly Building Surrounded By Shit?
I just noticed a little more damage than usual and decided to pull over and just check it out. As I walked towards the front along side the MLK mural […]
It Should Be Easy for Black Teens to Take College Classes
By Maya Pottiger Originally appeared in Word in Black Earning college credit in high school is done through dual enrollment — and Black students have less opportunity to do it. […]
What COVID-19 Taught Us?
By Jamala Rogers Originally appeared in Word in Black Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve learned a few things about America — and ourselves. March marked the third anniversary […]
Will Your Child be Killed at School Today?
My Day by Dr. J. Ester Davis ….. or how long will it be before the number in gun violence deaths include your child? Will your beautiful grandchild, who brighten […]
If Angel Reese Wasn’t a Black Woman, America Wouldn’t Be So Angry
By John Celestand Originally appeared in Word in Black NBA champ John Celestand says the conversation about Reese is “a trainwreck of misogyny and covert racism.” Having been raised in […]
In Light of Trans Day of Visibility, Listen to Young People
by Kayla Tawa Originally appeared in Word in Black In light of Trans Day of Visibility, it’s important to remember that visibility isn’t just about being seen. It’s about being heard, […]
A Letter from the Editor
Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. It’s true, I really thought about a career change after my chat with Christina Flores, Global Head of Aviation Recruiting and Programs at American […]
“A Woman’s Word”
By Cheryl Polote Williamson Ladies, this is a public service announcement! When we take the time to show up for ourselves, it empowers our purpose and creates more significant opportunities […]
The Heart Condition Hiding in Plain Sight
By Dr. Jamal Rasheed, PhD Founder, President, CEO Ellis County African American Hall of Fame Museum and Library The health of a community is often about connecting. Connecting with our […]