Category: Girls of Color

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Black kids go missing at a higher rate than white kids. Here’s why we don’t hear about them – CNN

Black kids go missing at a higher rate than white kids. Here’s why we don’t hear about them – CNN

Organizations report high numbers of missing black children, but the cases don't often receive much attention. Source: Black kids go missing at a hig [...]
Why the Crisis of Missing Black Girls Needs More Attention

Why the Crisis of Missing Black Girls Needs More Attention

The media and criminal justice system is failing to put the focus on the issue of missing Black girls that it deserves. But why is that? Source: Why [...]
Doorways: Homeless women’s stories of trauma and resistance | Lacuna

Doorways: Homeless women’s stories of trauma and resistance | Lacuna

“People might speculate on why someone might end up homeless – mental health issues, substance misuse, debt, abuse, relationship breakdown - but very [...]
Suicide Attempts Rise Among Black Teens, But Researcher Says Data On Solutions Is Missing | Here & Now

Suicide Attempts Rise Among Black Teens, But Researcher Says Data On Solutions Is Missing | Here & Now

The rate of black teens making suicide attempts has risen 73% since 1991. Source: Suicide Attempts Rise Among Black Teens, But Researcher Says Data O [...]
When Will We Finally Be Done Talking About Violence and Abuse?

When Will We Finally Be Done Talking About Violence and Abuse?

The answer to that question depends on all of us.  When we collectively get our acts together so that rape, abuse, and violence isn't so commonpla [...]
Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019

SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharply Center now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018 The US Center for SafeS [...]
11 Thoughts That Come to Mind When People Act Like Black Women are America’s Help

11 Thoughts That Come to Mind When People Act Like Black Women are America’s Help

Black women and Black gays were caught having fun again. We had just watched something beautiful. Something extraordinary. Something that was uplif [...]
Why Black Women Really Face Domestic Violence at Higher Rates

Why Black Women Really Face Domestic Violence at Higher Rates

[media-credit id=1 align="alignleft" width="240"][/media-credit] I recently read an article in a mainstream Black publication that disappointed me. [...]
Stat: The Deadly Risk to Pregnant Women

Stat: The Deadly Risk to Pregnant Women

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