Category Archives: The Headlines

The Other Face of Child Protected Services

When looking at social change for communities of color, we must look at the bigger picture and target all entities that effect…

This [Black] Woman’s Worth

You can just imagine how unsurprised I was upon reading Study finds median wealth for single black women at $5 by Tim…

Work-to-Rule

O’ Canada! You brought us poutine, Coffee Crisps, Drake, and now the term “Work-to-Rule.” For all the Americans that don’t know what that…

Christian Rodriguez’s Teen Mom Project: Latin America

On August 13, 2015, my mom emailed me the link to an article titled, The realities of teenage motherhood in Latin America -…

The Power of Your Vote

Needless to say, that Twitter has definitely brought the funny with the GOP Debate memes and GIFs. Not only that, but it…

Gentrification at Its Worst

Many people in Seattle are upset and divided about the event that took place in Westlake Park in Seattle. Thousands came together…

Going Beyond #SAYHERNAME

“Something occurred that is going to change the world.” #SandraBland’s mother seeks #JusticeForSandraBland: https://t.co/R0kGOdh3CO — AJ+ (@ajplus) July 23, 2015 Geneva Reed-Veals…

The State of Young Mothers

The week of June 22, 2015 will definitely go down in American History. SCOTUS saved the Affordable Care Act/Obama Care on June…

Rachel Dolezal: The Appropriation of Black Women’s Experiences

Photo Credit: The New York Times SPOKANE, Wash. – Add Rachel Dolezal to the list of White women that have decided to own…

“Who better to tell our stories, than us?”

On May 20, 2015, I received an unexpected email from Kristen Corpolongo with the most amazing opportunity. My heart filled with so…