Posted inHealth

Are You Experiencing Racelighting? Here’s What it Means

“Racelighting,” a form of racism that causes Black people to question their own experiences and reality, can have physical and emotional effects similar to those experienced by soldiers in combat, but naming the behavior can help with healing, according to Dr. J. Luke Wood, a sociologist and president of California State University, Sacramento. The most effective antidote is for Black people to immerse themselves in welcoming Black spaces that validate and support them.

Posted inMoney and Finance

Black Economic Alliance Foundation Joins Fearless Fund in Fighting Lawsuit

Founded in 2019 by three Black women, Fearless Fund has championed economic empowerment and opportunity for women of color. Their flagship initiative, the Fearless Strivers Grant Contest, has provided substantial financial support to Black women entrepreneurs, with awards reaching up to $20,000. However, Blum’s American Alliance for Equal Rights contends that this program violates a section of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, which prohibits racial discrimination in contracts.

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