Category: Girls of Color

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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 [...]
4 Lessons In Child Sexual Abuse Prevention : NPR

4 Lessons In Child Sexual Abuse Prevention : NPR

Twenty states now require sexual abuse prevention education as early as preschool. Educators say it's up to adults to know the signs and symptoms of a [...]
A Hidden Truth:  Abuse in the Maternity Room

A Hidden Truth: Abuse in the Maternity Room

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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 [...]
LINKS:  Self Harm in the Black Community

LINKS: Self Harm in the Black Community

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BOOKS: Diverse Reading for Tomorrow

BOOKS: Diverse Reading for Tomorrow

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How Good Parents Miss Child Sexual Abuse: The 5 Critical Questions You MUST Ask

How Good Parents Miss Child Sexual Abuse: The 5 Critical Questions You MUST Ask

Update:  I published this during the summer months (2015). It spread rapidly across quite a few popular websites and I got a great deal of positive [...]
I Don’t Want To Be The “Bad Black Child:” The Erasure Of Black Girlhood In Schools And Its Far-Reaching Impact

I Don’t Want To Be The “Bad Black Child:” The Erasure Of Black Girlhood In Schools And Its Far-Reaching Impact

Source: LumiNola / Getty I once had a white man tell me that he was disappointed in me for teaching my students about slavery. According to his logic [...]
The Victims, A Word & A Cautionary Tale: Christian Sex Trafficking Case

The Victims, A Word & A Cautionary Tale: Christian Sex Trafficking Case

It breaks my heart to even post this. I questioned whether or not I should. But, as Survivors, we ask people not to look away every single day. So I w [...]
How the Turntables Turned: Sexuality in Hip Hop

How the Turntables Turned: Sexuality in Hip Hop

So recently a Black hip-hop legend-producer, songwriter, and record company owner talked about his concern that hip hop was now being led by  "strippe [...]
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