Empowerment

“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.…

The Importance of National Black Business Month

During the month of August, we celebrate National Black Business Month, which recognizes Black-owned businesses…

Celebrating August Happiness Happens Month

Exhausted by the self-help craze twenty-two years ago, the Secret Society of Happy People decided…

International Day Of Friendship July 30, 2022

We are in the midst of many challenges and uncertainties in this world. Violence, poverty,…

July Is Independent Retailer Month

Independent Retailer Month is celebrated every July and provides the opportunity to highlight local small…