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Sandra Johnson and Charisse Grayer, founders of Zoombalicious, joined us on The Spark Wednesday to discuss their program and the importance of health and wellness and sisterhood for women of color.
Pennsylvania artist sheds a light on health care system challenges and hair discrimination experienced by people of color
Maria James-Thiaw, award-winning poet, performer, and playwright, has nearly 20 years of experience as a professor of writing and community teaching artist.
Frederick Douglass went on to become many things – abolitionist, autobiographer, essayist, diplomat, orator, political theorist, editor, publisher and social reformer.
“African Americans have created a dynamic community and culture that flourished beyond the color line. Making Black America celebrates the places and institutions that were built by and for Black people with hope, love, and sustained by joy.”
In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week , which took place Thursday through today, Charlotte Dorsey, Community Progress Council’s Women, Infants, and Children Education Manager joined us on Wednesday’s Smart Talk to discuss the barriers and benefits of breastfeeding.
Several cities across the nation are exploring, and even implementing, municipal reparations for the descendants of enslaved Africans. Reading may be the next to take on the effort.
Today, suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Black children ages 10 to 19. And that rate is rising faster for them than for any other racial or ethnic group.