Tag "Black Women"

Why Black Workers in DC Need Paid Family Leave

Political leaders and think tanks in DC talk about ways to alleviate racial disparities.  Others explore how to reduce infant mortality. We hear calls for men to be more engaged fathers.  From time to time we hear concerns about keeping

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Fight for Equal Pay!

In the 1940’s, my grandmother organized parents to address the pay disparities between black and white teachers in the Jim Crow south. After years of ignoring their concerns, the Wilson, N.C. Superintendent finally met with them. He explained that white

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Building Black Women’s Power in Michigan

Mothering Justice and the Black Women’s Roundtable brought nearly 200 women to Wayne State University in Detroit recently to talk about “The State of Black Women in Michigan.” Attendees included recent college grads wanting to get involved in politics, public

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