Christina’s Recent Stories
Arts Apr 22How racism pushed Tina Turner and other Black women artists out of America
There's a long history of Black women artists who have not only battled against day-to-day racism in America, but have also seen their careers struggle when they spoke out against it.
Nation Mar 30Where does the Black church fit in today’s Black Lives Matter movement?
Young activists today are looking to build on the work of civil rights icons, keeping a connection between social justice movements and the Black church. But the fight for Black social justice looks more intersectional now than it did years…
Arts Feb 12Black women were vital to the Black church. Here are 2 stories
While the “backbone of the church has been Black women almost from the very beginning,” historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. said, their roles have both been suppressed within the church and forgotten when recounting its history.
Nation Dec 03News Wrap: New unemployment numbers underscore the pandemic’s economic damage
In our news wrap Thursday, another 712,00 people filed for jobless benefits last week, tripling the average total from before the pandemic. And momentum is building for a new economic relief measure in Washington as COVID-19 numbers continue to surge…