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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 […]

June 8, 2018 ×
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 […]

May 24, 2018 ×
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 […]

March 26, 2018 ×
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 […]

February 27, 2018 ×
Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is on a mission, and has been on a mission even before she became a household name thanks to her role as Patsey in ’12 Years […]

October 23, 2017 ×
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 […]

October 11, 2017 ×
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 […]

October 6, 2017 ×
‘Insecure’ Creator & Pioneer TV Star Issa Rae Tackles Race & Gender On Her Hit Show

‘Insecure’ Creator & Pioneer TV Star Issa Rae Tackles Race & Gender On Her Hit Show

Season 2 of HBO’s newest hit show ‘Insecure’ has just wrapped up and has no doubt left fans and viewers on edge for Season 3, wondering what will happen between […]

September 26, 2017 ×
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 […]

September 11, 2017 ×
She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

September 7, 2017 ×
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 […]

August 31, 2017 ×
How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

Any serious executive in the film industry still insisting that diversity doesn’t win big at the box office clearly hasn’t been paying attention to 2017 so far. This summer’s breakout […]

August 8, 2017 ×
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 […]

June 9, 2017 ×
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 […]

April 24, 2017 ×
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 […]

January 24, 2017 ×