August 11, 2020

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

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February 12, 2019

Her story may have faded from headlines. But we are still thinking of Anita Hill. This is her story, this is our story.

January 23, 2019

It is time for the Black Church community to take meaningful action against the sexual abuse done under its roof and hidden in its name.

January 21, 2019

After Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, Coretta Scott King wrote about motherhood, activism, and preserving his legacy in letters to Edith Savage-Jennings

January 6, 2019

pic:  Lifetime

Survivors, activists, organizers, concerned citizens, and more watched over three nights as Lifetime’s Surviving R Kelly cast a bright light on the decades of abuse carried out against Black women and girls by the self-proclaimed Pied Piper of R&B. The th...

January 4, 2019

Last night, the Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly began with disturbing details of R. Kelly’s beginnings as a predator. The first two episodes confirmed and provided more insight into what we already knew about his predatory nature. In the early 90s, he used his n...

December 13, 2018

On. Dec. 2, 9-year-old McKenzie Adams hanged herself in her grandmother’s bathroom in Linden, Alabama. Weeks earlier, in November,  Maddie Whittsett, also 9, took her own life in her bedroom closet in Birmingham. Months before that, 12-year-old Stormiyah Denson-Jackson...

December 11, 2018

 Photo credit: Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story


  At just 16 years old, Cyntoia Brown killed a man to save her own life. After a traumatic childhood full of abuse, Brown became one of many Black and brown girls forced into prostitution. She ended up kill...

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