Empowerment

Rosa Parks: The Radical Woman We Never Knew

We often think of Rosa Parks as a soft-spoken seamstress that just happened to do…

For The Love Of Country: Black Women Veterans

Veterans Day is set aside on November 11 to honor and celebrate the men and…

A Marginalized History: Afro-Indigenous People and Black Seminole Indians

November is, in addition to American Thanksgiving and a time to appreciate the sacrifices of…

Honoring Black Military Families in November

During the height of the Vietnam War, a group of military spouses connected around a…

“Women, Life, Freedom”: The Chant Against Oppression

Iranian women are chanting “Women, life, freedom” as they take to the streets to protest…

Interview With Invisibilia Host Kia Miakka Natisse on Finding Freedom at the Bottom of the Ocean

Black Girl Nerds seeks to tell stories that showcase the depth of what it means…

Why National Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Is Important

Institutional racism is ever-present these days. Stopping it is a large part of the reason…

The Rising Popularity of Historically Black Colleges And Universities

These days, we see more headlines about the value of a college degree. Even with…

8 Ways to Celebrate Black Business Month

August is the last month of summer vacation, and it’s also Black Business Month. Although…

Serena Williams: Evolving On Her Own Terms

I remember my grandpa retiring from his job at the chemical plant after 30 years.…