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The Impact of Racial Microaggressions on the Mental Health of Black Women

Virginia Isaad
First-gen Afro-Latina Dr. Angel Jones is an educator, activist, and critical race scholar whose research explores the impact of racism on the mental health of Black students with a focus on racial microaggressions, Racial Battle Fatigue, and gendered-racism.   ​Despite claims...
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Dancer Moesha Perez is Competing in Lizzo’s Body Positive Dance Competition

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Moesha Perez, 24, has a bubbly personality that translates beautifully in her dancing which she’s been doing since she was 2 and the basis for her entry into reality television. The Bronx-born dancer is a competitor on Grammy-award-winning singer, Lizzo’s,...
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‘Surviving R. Kelly Part II’ Touches on America’s Vitriol Towards Black Women

Yesterday evening, Lifetime reprised it’s wildly popular and inflammatory series, Surviving R. Kelly, revealing more harrowing details surrounding the decades-long sexual misconduct accusations against the singer. Beginning in January 2019, the network unveiled a litany of claims around Kelly’s sexual...

Cory Booker Is Bringing The Crown Act to Congress to End Hair Discrimination Nationwide

Johanna Ferreira
  Black people have been facing hair discrimination in the states for centuries — black women especially. To be told that the natural hair that grows from your scalp isn’t appropriate at work or even in schools is not only...