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Girl on a Mission

3 Black Female ER Doctors Launch Free Telehealth Service For Marginalized Communities To Deal With COVID-19

3 Black Female ER Doctors Launch Free Telehealth Service For Marginalized Communities To Deal With COVID-19

There are countless examples of how, during a time of crisis, it is the women in any given community who have risen up to take on the challenge of helping […]

Interviews

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

She’s a writer, filmmaker, activist, educator, and mother, whose work is all about changing the equilibrium in Hollywood when it comes to representation of especially women of color. A-lan Holt […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Forbes magazine recently published an opinion piece by an economics professor who feels that public libraries across the country should be replaced by Amazon stores. The […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

Welcome to another Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we make no bones about supporting feminist content, sharing 3 videos that are on our radar right now. This week, we’re […]

Working Women

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]

Contributors, Creativity

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

By Estefani Alarcon It all started when Ashley was younger; she loved to create picture books and enjoyed writing stories to go along with them. At that time, she was […]

Working Women

Study Finds Black Women Most Likely To Be On The Receiving End Of Workplace Harassment

Study Finds Black Women Most Likely To Be On The Receiving End Of Workplace Harassment

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive problem plaguing workplaces across all industries, not just in Silicon Valley or Hollywood. A recent poll of […]

Fashion & Beauty

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

There has been plenty of talk about diversity in the fashion industry over the past few years, yet we are still seeing a huge disparity in terms of people of […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our regular column where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the week! We’re all about dismantling misconceptions about feminism (sadly […]

Contributors

Celebrating Dr. Carla Hayden – The First Black Woman To Be Appointed Librarian Of Congress

Celebrating Dr. Carla Hayden – The First Black Woman To Be Appointed Librarian Of Congress

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin With most of the United States’ public institutions currently being undermined from within, the public – especially younger people – seem to be paying attention like […]

Boys We Like, Creativity

British-Ghanaian Artist Paints Murals Of Everyday, Inspirational Black Women Around London

British-Ghanaian Artist Paints Murals Of Everyday, Inspirational Black Women Around London

We’re ALL about the increased representation of women of color and minorities, especially in the most visible public spaces. We’re living in an exciting time in history where digital and […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: TNT’s ‘Claws’ Series Is The Female ‘Breaking Bad’, & Pantene Celebrates Natural Hair

FEMINIST FRIDAY: TNT’s ‘Claws’ Series Is The Female ‘Breaking Bad’, & Pantene Celebrates Natural Hair

We’re back with another Feminist Friday piece and this week’s edition of our favorite video round-up packs a punch! If you thought Walter White’s money laundering skills was the stuff […]

Creativity

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

Fashion & Beauty

Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

This photo series needs to be shown to every person in the fashion, beauty, and advertising world! Humans are often driven by visuals, and in the case of fashion where […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY – ‘The Racial Politics Of Abortion’ & It’s Impact On Black Women

FEMINIST FRIDAY – ‘The Racial Politics Of Abortion’ & It’s Impact On Black Women

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! By now you know the drill – this is our ongoing series where we share a handful of videos we have been watching […]