Category: Advocates/Activists

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Why Black Women Really Face Domestic Violence at Higher Rates

Why Black Women Really Face Domestic Violence at Higher Rates

I recently read an article in a mainstream Black publication that disappointed me.  It seemed that the goal of the piece was to persuade Black wom [...]
‘Until her bones are broken’: Myanmar activists fight to outlaw domestic violence

‘Until her bones are broken’: Myanmar activists fight to outlaw domestic violence

Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She ha [...]
BOLD Authors Required: Telling Stories of Intimate Personal Violence

BOLD Authors Required: Telling Stories of Intimate Personal Violence

Two issues that take courage, innovation, and dedication. Two courageous, innovative, and dedicated writers. E. Lynn Harris: It was a dif [...]
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate-based scam that nearly caused me to be murdered

The Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate-based scam that nearly caused me to be murdered

After internal challenges with discrimination, the Southern Poverty Law Center can't call itself an arbiter of justice.     &nbs [...]
How These Women Got Hair Discrimination Outlawed in NYC via NowThis

How These Women Got Hair Discrimination Outlawed in NYC via NowThis

Consider this, Black women are already paid so much less for the same work as their white counterparts. The issue of Natural Hair discrimination di [...]
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