Month

October 2018
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a multi-part series that considers the extensive impact of Black women on politics in the United States. Though not new in praxis in our own communities, #trustblackwomen is slowly becoming a fairly common chorus, even in the mainstream. Where would this country be had it begun to trust...
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Our work with colleges and students this year has been a dramedy of the cinematic variety. They, of course, are the stars; we have been the supporting cast. From too many commitments to office set-up, to site visits, and a Pacific Northwest staff retreat, when it was time to kick off this academic year’s events...
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I remember watching Iyanla Vanzant on OWN speaking about daddy-less daughters. It was the first time I had heard this term, but I immediately rolled my eyes. It’s not that I didn’t believe or empathize with the women who expressed their hurt; I was just over the narrative women are forced to carry when they...
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“The moment I wake up Before I put on my makeup I say a little prayer for you And while I’m combing my hair now And wondering what dress to wear now I say a little prayer for you” These lyrics from The Queen, Aretha Franklin, show the kindness of a young girl who has...
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