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With over 275 published pieces in 65 different outlets, Echoing Ida’s shifting the conversation.


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We publish print and online articles. We conduct workshops and develop communication strategies for social justice organizations. We ensure our media and movements include the voices of Black women and nonbinary folks. By developing writers and removing publishing barriers, Echoing Ida amplifies the critical expertise of Black women and nonbinary folks. Together, we ensure our families and communities thrive.

Views expressed by Echoing Ida writers are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of Forward Together.

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June 7, 2016,
Ruth Jeannoel

A law originally created to protect Black people from vigilantes is now being used to criminalize and intimidate activists, by locking up a freedom fighter who made it her life’s work to oppose police violence and killings of Black people.

June 2, 2016,
Renee Bracey Sherman

There’s a prevalent myth that the majority of people seeking abortions are in their teens or trying to avoid parenthood, but study after study is proving that just isn’t the case.

May 30, 2016,
Cynthia Greenlee

The epic miniseries, which united black and white Americans in a viewing experience that the late journalist Chuck Stone called both “an electronic orgy of white guilt” and “one of greatest emotional experiences of all time”—set off a chain of reactions in sub-Saharan Africa.

May 26, 2016,
Renee Bracey Sherman

In the United States, race and class are major factors in who can access abortion care, contraception, and maternal healthcare.