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By Lisa Mascaro, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
Erin Jackson has never viewed herself as some sort of trailblazer. She just likes to skate really, really fast, whether it’s on wheels or blades. Yet the 29-year-old from balmy Ocala, Florida knew this moment was special, her chance to…
By Paul Newberry, Associated Press
Mississippi is the only state in the nation without a law requiring equal pay for women—but that could be about to change. Ivette Feliciano sits down with Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable, to discuss her…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Scientists are targeting triple-negative cancer, which disproportionately affects Black people.
By Candice Norwood, The 19th
Today, we're bringing you a special conversation with PBS NewsHour Correspondent Amna Nawaz, who speaks with Colorado State Senator Rhonda Fields, Baltimore city State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and former Vermont State Representative Kiah Morris about the harassment they’ve faced as…
By Amna Nawaz, Lizz Bolaji, Chloe Jones, Wyatt Mayes
By Lizz Bolaji, Chloe Jones
Experts say the growing number of Black women pushing back is making strides in the way society approaches mental health.
By Associated Press
Members of the Black Women's Roundtable said they had a good meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday as they push to retain voting rights for all around the country.
By Kimberly Bertrand, The Conversation
Black women could be at higher risk of breast cancer due to frequent use of lye-based hair straighteners. A group of epidemiologists explain their research.
As Black women continue to achieve record levels of representation in elected office, the constant harassment and threats of violence many of them face challenge that trajectory. Some live in fear, others have chosen to leave public life. The PBS…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lorna Baldwin
For Black women in America, a breast cancer diagnosis brings with it a disturbing statistic. Black women are less likely to develop breast cancer but 40 percent more likely to die from it than white women, according to the Centers…
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