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Atlanta, black girl magic, Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, Power Rising Summit -

Hundreds of Black women gathered in Atlanta this week for the Power Rising Summit.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Freedom Summer, Nation, Newsletter, voting -

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says that Black women are "realizing the power of their vote" after their massive turnout in the 2017 elections.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, online controversy -

A photographer's image depicting several Black women standing at the altar of a White woman has sparked an online debate.

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2018 Women's March, Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter -

Take a look at this selection of photos from the 2018 Women's March that captured the power flexed in cities all across the country.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, woman's march -

Black women are tapping into their political power and standing up for voting rights with this year's Women's march with nationwide events from January 20 to 21.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Eric Garner Police Brutality, Erica Garner, Nation, Newsletter, op-ed, Opinion -

Black women are dying from the trauma of police violence and this issue must be grappled with before more die.

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Black Women, Blacks and criminal justice system, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter -

A municipal court judge in Decatur, Georgia resigned amid public pressure over his decision to sentence a Black woman to two days in jail for allegedly lying about a traffic ticket.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, Russell Simmons, Sexual Assault -

Recent allegations against Russell Simmons have opened up more conversations about how Black women respond and report sexual assault against Black men.

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#MyNameIsnt Campaign, Biz/Media, Black Women, Cross Post Now, netflix, Newsletter, She's Gotta Have It -

The #MyNameIsnt Campaign shows how a flirtatious comment can be received as predatory, disrespectful, and straight up dangerous.

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Black Women, blacks in hockey, Cross Post Now, Newsletter, NHL, Sports -

The National Hockey League recently appointed Kim Davis, an African-American woman, as an executive vice president.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, prison and blacks, Sexual Abuse -

Calls for justice have grown louder for Cyntoia Brown, a Black Tennesee teen who was sentenced to life in prison after killing a man who sexually abused her.

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Black Women, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, pregnancy risks -

Doctors convened at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention last week to discuss racial disparities and possible solutions.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Entertainment, Harper's BAZAAR, Newsletter, Roxane Gay -

Gay's new memoir calls out socially acceptable prejudice against fat bodies.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Harvey Weinstein, Nation, Newsletter, rape victims, Sexual Assault -

Black women are left out of conversations about sexual assault and generally denied the empathy that White women are given who are victimized.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, nonprofit, Surf -

Brown Girl Surf, a nonprofit based in Oakland, California, is on a mission to “amplify the voices” of brown women surfers while organizing a community around surfing.

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Aflac, Black businesswomen, Black Women, Cross Post Now, mentorship, Nation, Newsletter -

Teresa White, Aflac’s first Black woman president, is using her journey to inspire Black girls.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Dove, Nation, Newsletter, Racism -

Dove apologized on Sunday after controversy erupted over a Facebook ad for its body wash that showed a Black woman removing her brown shirt to reveal a White woman wearing, ahem, a clean white shirt.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Nation, Newsletter, womens rights -

March For Black Women will bring Black women together to amplify their voices in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 30.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Equal Pay, Nation, Newsletter, Serena Williams -

“To recognize that women of color have to work—on average—eight months longer to earn the same as their male counterparts do in one year,” Williams writes in an op-ed at Fortune magazine.

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Black Women, Black women and Democratic Party, Cross Post Now, Democratic Party, DNC, Nation, open letter to DNC, Tom Perez -

"Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment, one that is rooted in facts and data," the letter reads.

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Black Women, Cross Post Now, Entertainment, French Montana, Hip Hop, Newsletter -

Hip hop artist French Montana defended his denigrating comments about a Black woman, saying he has a Black son.

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Black Women, BLACK WOMEN AND WORKPLACE, Cross Post Now, GENDER POLITICS, Nation, Newsletter, Sexism -

Activist Brittany Packnett started the Twitter hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork Tuesday afternoon for African-American females to share their difficult work experiences after public figures disrespected White House correspondent April D. Ryan and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters.

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