January 2, 2019

HOW WHITE WOMEN BENEFITED FROM ‘STANDING ON THE BACKS OF WOMEN OF COLOR’

An article in Slate takes an unflinching look at how white women have benefited in the workplace from the sweat of black and brown women. In Rethinking Work-Life Balance […]
December 29, 2018

In wake of Baltimore woman’s slaying, Carmelites, others stress value of black women

Every night, the Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore gather together in their monastery to watch the news — the BBC before dinner and one of the national networks afterward. […]
December 21, 2018

Let’s make black women’s maternal mortality a priority in PA

“I kept saying: ‘Is she OK? Is she all right?’ Nobody said a word. I have never heard a room so silent in my life.” This […]
November 21, 2018

Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For Georgia

While Stacey Abrams did not win her bid to become Georgia’s governor in the legal sense, her historic campaign can claim a number of victories: She ignited a […]
November 17, 2018

‘It’s Past Time’: Rep. Barbara Lee on Black Women in Democratic Power

A record 102 women were elected to the House of Representatives this cycle — close to half of them women of color — and Democrats made massive gains, many […]
November 12, 2018

Herman Cain: There’s A ‘Phenomenon’ Of Black Women For Trump

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain this week pushed back against the idea that Donald Trump was driving away minority voters by insisting that there was […]
November 6, 2018

US Midterms: Black voters could impact the midterm elections

When Barack Obama became the first black President of the United States,, he was elected with the help of the country’s African Americans who turned out […]
November 5, 2018

It’s not the ‘Year of the Woman.’ It’s the ‘Year of the Women’

Since the early primaries began for the 2018 midterm elections, it’s been a year of firsts and to many, a year of the woman. In the […]
November 5, 2018

Black Women Voters: By the Numbers

Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D. Scholar, Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics; Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University–Camden Glynda Carr Co-founder and managing […]