By Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier Originally appeared in Word in Black Given how overwhelmingly negative news about Black people is in the mainstream press, you’ve probably engaged in doomscrolling, the practice of clicking through […]
The original March on Washington, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, drew approximately 250,000 participants in 1963. Its influence paved the way for significant legislative milestones, including the passage of federal civil rights and voting rights laws in the 1960s. The erosion of voting rights, recent Supreme Court rulings that impact affirmative action and abortion rights, and the rise of hate and violence against marginalized communities, however, punctuate the current commemoration.
Originally appeared in Word in Black Shanquella Robinson’s death shocked the nation and is keeping travelers and women on guard to stay safe. By Sherri Kolade and Rasha Almulaiki You […]
Interview by Keri Mitchell She grew up in Wheatley Place, where she still resides in her family’s home, and attended the Phyllis Wheatley School down the street before moving to […]