Gloria Malone Dispels the Myth of the #NiceGentrifier

July 10, 2014

by Gloria MaloneWhile conversations about gentrification have taken off in the mass media, people of color who live in communities that are being gentrified have been dealing with systemic displacement long before these conversations started.One of the most recent catalysts for the gentrification...

Echoing Ida Writers Explain How the Hobby Lobby Decision Hurts Black Women

July 2, 2014

As you may have heard the Supreme Court issued a disappointing 5-4 decision on Monday stating that Hobby Lobby's owner's religious beliefs can extend to the company, thus creating another barrier to birth control for working families. At a time when women are already facing so many challenges to...

Loving Day, Juneteenth, and the Right to Family

June 16, 2014

June 12th is the anniversary of the supreme court case Loving v. Virginia that struck down the law banning interracial marriage of Black and White people. Juneteenth is the celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the Union soldiers read the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, Texas. For RH...

July 25th, 2014

July 24th, 2014

"The Hopkins settlement is thus the latest chapter in an all-too American story: black women's bodies have rarely been seen as private, are rarely accorded the same feelings or rights to consent as white women's bodies and were more often subjected to individual doctors' prurient interests or medical research." - #EchoingIda writer Cynthia Greenlee for The Guardian.

The spy-camera gyno is every woman's worst nightmare – and a wake-up call | Cynthia R Greenlee
Cynthia R Greenlee: Don't let creeps like the voyeur doctor from Baltimore keep you from medical care. It's already difficult enough for so many of us

July 24th, 2014

'In a radio address after signing the bill, Clinton promised that if poor people went to work, “we will protect the guarantees of health care, nutrition, and child care, all of which are critical to helping families move from welfare to work.”

We broke that promise.'

We’re Arresting Poor Mothers for Our Own Failures
Mothers like Shanesha Taylor and Debra Harrell are caught in a childcare Catch-22 that we made for them.

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