I was a 22-year-old carefree Black girl going to school at a local community college and working part-time at a sports arena called the Rose Garden.
I have never looked at life through rose-colored glasses, but always enjoyed the ride Read More »
The image of a group of white men in suits celebrating the passage of a health care bill that would snatch away affordable access to health care from millions of people—including those living in poverty, people of color, people with Read More »
In the United States, Black women are three to four times more likely than white women to die from pregnancy-related causes. It’s worse in places like New York City, where Black women are 12 times more likely than white women Read More »
Although diverse communities in cannabis are growing, for black and brown women, the old adage rings true: “All the women are white, all the blacks are men, but some of us are brave.” Supernova Women is turning that reality on Read More »
The comic-style cover of former Destiny’s Child singer Kelly Rowland’s new book on motherhood, Whoa, Baby!: A Guide for New Moms Who Feel Overwhelmed and Freaked Out (and Wonder What the #*$& Just Happened), looks both cute and odd to Read More »
I am a 38-year-old Black lesbian woman of reproductive age who aspires to be a parent one day. Preparing to grow a family goes beyond charting my menstrual cycle to see when I’m ovulating, and navigating whether my girlfriend and Read More »
A few days into this week, the Trump administration has already made two strikes against the LGBT community, by revoking protections for federal contractors and erasing LGBT people from the 2020 census.
On Monday, Donald Trump signed an executive order Read More »
After accounting for amendments to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) currently being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives, the latest estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that the GOP’s plan still would increase the number Read More »
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump asked Black Americans, “What do you have to lose?” Now that his budget has been released, the answer is clear: Black people in the United States will lose a lot under this presidency.
The Read More »
When there is a police shooting, somewhere a doctor or medical staff are involved. They treat the living wounded, and as coroners, they read the bodies of the dead and produce autopsies that will be scrutinized by the public, the Read More »