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Celebrating and centering the experiences of women of color.

The pandemic has revealed how tired women are from work and housework. Did the gains from second-wave feminism deliver liberation or overworked and underpaid women?

A clothesline with colorful pegs.
A clothesline with colorful pegs.


For my Black clients and colleagues, I am a first responder

There is no room for neutrality on issues of racism, diversity and inclusion. (Photo credit: Getty Images)


I wanted to be part of an organization that’s more inclusive, where I can feel at home

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How one test enforces unfair academic gatekeeping

GRE scores are sometimes used to unfairly limit academic attainment. Image: A brown-skinned woman sits at a computer and takes a test alongside others of varying races, Getty Images


It Has to Be Said

Mo’Nique’s ‘auntie’ comments prop up supremacist standards

Remember Little House on the Prairie and the bonnets the White women wore? Historic head coverings weren’t a problem for real or fictional White women. Why are they a problem for Black women? Image: Getty.


‘Optic leadership’ — or tokenism — is not a win for anyone

A Black woman leading a board meeting. Image: Getty Creative


A stamp, a coin, and a $20 bill are nice but still aren’t enough

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As a Black woman therapist and an anti-racist community advocate, I hear a lot. I’d like to acknowledge the sheer will and tenacity in the women I see.


The tension between manifestation and some Black Christians is real, but it shouldn’t be.

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Celebrating and centering the experiences of women of color.

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