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April 28, 2020

The Matriarchy Campaign Inaugural Post: On Umoja and the Brilliance of the "Third Way"

March 8, 2020

Into the New World

February 22, 2020

Introducing: The Matriarchy Project

February 14, 2020

Fighting Words: Black Feminists Respond to Judge Joe Brown

November 20, 2019

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On Monday, President Trump held a public broadcast titled “America’s Frontline Doctors” ostensibly to release new information regarding COVID-19 and the efforts being made to handle the crisis. Since news of Corona first reached the U.S. Trump has, on several occasions...

What does it mean to be an afterthought?

This is the question I had in mind on my way to the Brooklyn Liberation march for Black trans lives this past Sunday. This action came just one day after new information was revealed about the death of Layleen Xtravaganza Cubilet...

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Sistas Van! Many of you are already familiar with the Sistas Van initiative, but for those of you who have just recently been introduced to our work: Sistas Van is a Mobile Healing Unit and all-gender affirming space through whic...

April 28, 2020

Rarely is gender and violence against women considered when the plight of people of African descent are addressed. The Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission is inherently a transnational initiative with a diasporic analysis and international implications fo...

Hello BWB fam,

A few days have passed since our last update on our pilgrimage to Africa. Though we are already on the final leg of our journey, the following is a meditation on our earlier trip to Kenya, specifically the Umoja Women’s Village in Nairobi. The two days we...

Today, February 21st, marks the first day of Black Women’s Blueprint’s pilgrimage to Africa – a journey that will take us to South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, and Benin, during which we will be taking monumental steps towards establishing the Institute for Gender and Culture...

This January the Institute for Gender and Culture at Black Women’s Blueprint is excited to announce the launch of the Matriarchy Project, a new monthly series on Mamablack. Through the series, which will consist of interviews, essays, personal histories and perspective...