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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September 4, 2019

Ritual. Restoration. Reconciliation. Those were the words in our hearts when we began our pilgrimage to Ghana last month. We spent 10 days in the West African country as part of the Year of Return — marking 400 years since the first African slaves arrived in the Unite...

February 6, 2019

Harriet Jacobs endured sexual assault and intense labor before escaping to freedom and writing the first-ever autobiography by a Black slave woman.

Black Feminist Reflections from Goree Island, The Reproductive Potentials of the Middle Passage Waters, and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

we will wear

new bones again.

we will leave

these rainy days,

break out through

another mouth

into sun and honey time.

-Lucille Clifton, “...

May 2, 2016

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...

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February 22, 2020

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