REPOST: Black Women Lead a Truth and Reconciliation Commission on U.S. Rapes

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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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...

Yesterday, November 18th, former television personality Judge Joe Brown came under fire for some very unnecessary comments on a recent radio show appearance. When asked for his opinion on the decision to place Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, he launched into a diatribe...

Remembering the black ancestral past in no easy task. Given much of the documentation we have of the enslaved exists primarily for the purpose of assessing the value of state property, not human beings, constructing whole lives out of such abstract records is an uphill...

November 7, 2019

What does justice for hundreds of black women and girls look like?

National media has paid no attention to the case of Jason Roger Pope in South Carolina, arrested on August 29th, 2019 on multiple counts of human trafficking, sexual assault, and criminal sexual conduct...

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