The one-hour discussion touched on various aspects of domestic violence, ranging from systemic and generational trauma and how to break the cycle of abuse to identifying abusive behaviors, prevention tips, and the importance of self-love and care.
The U.S. is not the only place where the advance of racism and misogyny in politics has spurred Black women to run for office at unprecedented levels. In Brazil, a record 1,237 Black women will be on the ballot this Sunday in the country’s Oct. 7 general election.
With the confirmation process underway for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Black women have certainly been voicing our opposition. There’s no sugarcoating it: confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would be disastrous for Black women. To begin, Kavanaugh has made it clear that he doesn’t support the right to abortion enshrined in Roe v. Wade – though seven in 10 people in this country do, as […]
Black women are the fastest growing demographic of entrepreneurs. The number of businesses owned by Black women grew by 322 percent between 1997 – 2015, reported American Express in its “2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report.” Yet, when it comes to venture capital, this is the least funded segment.
And, incidentally, tap into a $445 billion industry.
News Analysis Why all the fuss now when Black women have been crying ‘Me too!’ since Jamestown? Starting with claims againt (and subsequent conviction of ) Bill Cosby, fast worsening to now comprise a considerable rouge’s gallery, including movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and Minnesota notables Sen. Al Franken and Prairie Home Companion creator-star Garrison Keillor, […]
African American women most at risk February was National Healthy Heart Month, and thanks to Dr. LaPrincess Brewer and local church leaders in Rochester, Minnesota, the FAITH Program promoted heart health one heart at a time. Brewer is an assistant professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine’s department of cardiovascular medicine. She began her training […]
LaDonna Redmond’s campaign is no run-of-the-mill candidacy for District 3 Hennepin County Commissioner. As Dick Gregory once said, “We need to have statements in the political arena instead of politicians.” The gender doesn’t match in this case, but the assertion certainly fits. Instead of being plugged into and obligated to the vast, cigar smoke-filled backroom, deal-making machine, […]
It’s not just about White women or celebrities Sexual harassment allegations in recent weeks have forced the resignations of two Minnesota State legislators, and a Minnesota U.S. Senator is facing an ethics investigation. Paula Brantner, a senior advisor at Workplace Fairness, told Self.com that sexual harassment often can be defined in one of two ways: […]
A new report detailing the record-setting spending power of African American women has further buoyed the confidence of Black female entrepreneurs who said the information proves their undeniable value to the United States and the global economy. The report titled, “African American Women: Our Science, Her Magic,” was released by Nielsen during the Congressional Black […]