Category: Women 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 [...]
Are People Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence Victims, or Survivors? – Rewire.News

Are People Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence Victims, or Survivors? – Rewire.News

Though the roots of violence against women are collective, our responses will be different because we are different. Source: Are People Who Have Expe [...]
Just One Tip:  Advice from Shirley Chisholm

Just One Tip: Advice from Shirley Chisholm

https://www.wesurviveabuse.com/affirmations-for-black-women/ https://www.wesurviveabuse.com/survivor-affirmation-being-myself-is-li [...]
Women May Be More Adept Than Men At Discerning Pain : Shots – Health News : NPR

Women May Be More Adept Than Men At Discerning Pain : Shots – Health News : NPR

Pain researchers say men and women respond differently to pain, and women may "feel more" pain than men. Understanding the differences in pain percept [...]
Want to be an ally to Native people? This educator wants you to avoid making this common mistake

Want to be an ally to Native people? This educator wants you to avoid making this common mistake

Want to be an ally to Native people? Prairie Rose Seminole, a citizen of the Three Affiliated Tribes of ND and descendant of the Sahnish/Arikara, [...]
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 [...]
This Woman Had A Stillbirth And Is On Trial For It — Again

This Woman Had A Stillbirth And Is On Trial For It — Again

Evelyn Hernández was convicted of aggravated murder after a stillbirth, but was released after serving 33 months. This week, she is going back to cour [...]
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 [...]
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