Sexual Assault (NOLA)

From the night life in New Orleans to the environments in our homes, sexual assault has found its way into everyone’s life one way or another. Sexual assault has been something that hinders the New Orleans community since the beginning of time, but in the nightlife of the city, it is often something that goes... Continue Reading →

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MISSING

Boatloads of Black girls have been getting kidnapped in the U.S. My biggest question is, Are we doing a sufficient job actually looking for them? According to the Black & Missing Foundation, in 2014 64,000 Black women went missing. In 2016 242,293 people of color went missing and roughly 37 percent of those people are... Continue Reading →

Women.

We raise our women to be kind. We teach them to have a smile on their face and burst with personality, but to also hold back. Profanity is only spoken in silence and opinions become a foreign language. We tell our women to keep quiet. We put fingers over their mouths and tell them a... Continue Reading →

MEDICAL PROBLEMS

Serena Williams was walking through the hospital hall after giving birth and realized she had a hard time breathing (Vox). Crystle Galloway was found in her bathtub unresponsive six days after giving birth (Tampa Bay Times). Kira Johnson gave birth to her second son and not too long after, her husband noticed she was having... Continue Reading →

DENISE.

"You have to go above and beyond while representing the people who look like you" - Denise Ssettimba Denise Ssettimba comes from a Ugandan home and has navigated what it means to be a Ugandan woman while living in American society. I interviewed her to understand how her Black Woman Experience in America has molded... Continue Reading →

PURPOSE

"You are a Black woman. You have two strikes against you at birth. One you are Black. Two you are a woman. You will not get respected because of this. You will be created lower because of this" - Mommi ❤ My mother told me at age seven that I am a minority, not because this... Continue Reading →

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