Becoming a mother at 15 made me feel as if I had to prove to the world that I could do “it” on my own.
Like many others, I’m sure, I was raised among many women who taught me deep and powerful life lessons.
We are writing from and to our own communities: because we deserve to know the truth about our own health disparities.
I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge that Black women did not have access to the vote until our gender caught up with our race with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
What exactly does a “good ally” look like?
I am thoroughly unimpressed by you, Ryan Bomberger and your insidious campaign of shaming…
Did someone on television say the word abortion?
President Barack Obama (hereafter referred to as Papa Barack) is content to serve−and is really intent on serving – as this nation’s number one papa.
Daughter of a single mother is an identity that I have claimed proudly, and also with resentment and contempt.
When I found a lump in my breast several years ago, I couldn’t bear to tell my mother.