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It’s the first of the month!! This is your D.C. Download for Monday, October 1st: Over the weekend– the ‘Black Women’s Blueprint’ organization held its march for Black women in major cities across the country. The organizers also demanded change such a: reauthorization of the violence against women act and more focus on women’s rights concerns like […]

The post The Download | October 1st: ‘Black Women’s Blueprint’ organization held its march for black women + Ronda Colvin-Leary makes history as first Black judge in Gwinnett county + Kanye west on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ appeared first on theGrio.

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When Congresswoman Maxine Waters went viral for “reclaiming” her time during a committee meeting this summer, black women collectively sighed with her. Beyond the rambling testimony Rep. Waters was shutting down, many women of all backgrounds saw a real-life testimony of taking power back in her statement. For black women who’ve endured the exhausting realities of […]

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