By Shewanda Riley “Scars are the mark of a warrior” was one of the most memorable lines from the box office hit The Woman King starring Viola Davis. This line […]
By Uriel J. Garcia The Texas Tribune UVALDE — On a hot Saturday morning in June, Javier Cazares drove to Austin with his wife and 17-year-old daughter to join hundreds […]
As Jackson, Mississippi’s water crisis continues, we take a look at how we got here, how its impacting the primarily Black community and what community members are doing to help.
While awareness has grown around colorism and texturism, a deeper discussion should be had about their impact on Black kids’ ability to learn while maintaining their culture.
By Ray Johnson/DW Photojournalist “God does not make mistakes, He puts people here for a reason and He will make a way for them,” World renowned painter Desmond Blair recalls […]
In light of the overturning of Roe V. Wade, and the subsequent backlash it has received from young progressive voters, its worth questioning if Gen Z has decided that they are done with the Democractic party.
The recent death of trans woman Ladamonyon Hall while in police custody has garnered national attention over the following month. What progress has been made in her case and what is the family looking for from the police as the investigation continues?
The #Metoo movement has illuminated how much powerful men are allowed to get away with in Hollywood and in turn, has led to many of them being taken down. However, with all of the good the movement has been able to bring, we also must reconcile with how #Metoo may have left Black girls and women behind.
Absentee fathers and the issues that come as a result have been criticized for being a catch-all explanation for more complex issues. I spoke with Crystal Lockett-Thomas about the effects of an absentee father, how the issue is discussed, and the work that can be done to rectify the pain of an absent parent.
Are Black mothers being placed under a more intense lens and if so, what inspires this push to hold such expectations for Black women to be good mothers? A “Good” […]