What is Equal Pay Day for African-American Women, you may ask? It’s the estimated date that the average Black woman would have to work until to earn the same annual income that men (inclusive of all races) earned in 2013.
On July 16th we celebrated the birthday of fearless social justice activist, suffragist, politician, and journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
I’ve had to come to terms with how the shortcomings of the ACA affect my life.
The court’s decision to allow corporations to deny insurance coverage of contraception has major implications for Black women across the United States.
Fannie Lou Hamer used the power of storytelling to compel America to recognize the humanity of poor Black people in Mississippi.
The issues of young people, sex, pregnancy, parenting, and abortion have been heating up in recent years due to a fight around the implementation of the forced parental notification law.
Have you seen people you know post on social media about super cheap Plan B One-Step? Seem too good to be true? It might be.
“Congrats on killing your baby. Nice job,” the first Facebook post said. It had seven “likes.”
A well-known African proverb reads, “It takes a village to raise a child.” It also takes a village for Black women to have healthy pregnancies and deliver healthy babies.
For me, Mother’s Day is complex. It’s an annual reminder of a path not…