The women I want the world to start remembering forever are pictured here. Please click on their photos for more information about their lives and stories, as well as ongoing activism in their memories for this remainder of Black History Month. #SayHerName
One way to move this tragedy and the deceased in it past public ephemera and into history is to forever connect the loss of their lives to a national symbolic act against domestic terrorism: the legally-mandated abolition of our Confederate flag, and civil prosecution of anyone who waves it.
Racial profiling does not discriminate by gender...it's time to tell our black girls the police may not be working for them.
The number of black women and girls who go missing without a manhunt or trace continues. I am grateful to share my fictionalization of the predicament of deprioritized black women and girls as the story "There Were Six" in Per Contra: An International Journal of The Arts, Literature and Ideas. I don't presume to do justice to the realistic situation in a story, but please find some helpful links and resources included in this post.
Now that school is out, many children who are either neglected or part of low-budget households will forage for junk food and miss meals outside of a regular school lunch...No Kid Hungry Summer Action Day is June 22!
I wrote about the many advantages I had as a child of a teen mom over at SheKnows.com. Happy Mother's Day and enjoy! #Juwana #ILoveMyMom
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