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Half of All Female Murder Victims Are Killed by Intimate Partners

More than half of female homicide victims were killed in connection to intimate partner violence — and in 10 percent of those cases, violence shortly before the killing might have provided an opportunity for intervention. (more…)

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LISTEN: “The Ramp” Course for Young Women (Class 59 from the MLK Senior Institute for Young Men & Young Women)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-ramp-class-for-young-women-59-use-your-education-to-help-people-part-2 Welcome to Class 57 of "The Ramp" to the Highway of Success course for young women. I am Daniel Whyte III, president of Gospel Light Society, working in partnership with the Martin Luther King Senior Institute for Young Men & Young Women. The Institute aims to honor the legacy of Martin

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Meechy Monroe, a YouTube Star For her Natural Hair Lessons, Dies at 32 From Brain Cancer

Meechy Monroe, who achieved YouTube fame with hairstyle tutorials that empowered black women to embrace the natural hair movement and forgo harsh chemicals, died June 27 at a nursing home in Westmont, Ill. She was 32. (more…)

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What Young Black Women Need From Black Men—And the Church—In the Realm of Relationships

African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men. (more…)

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Congressional Caucus Founded by Three African-American Women to Release Study On Missing Black Children

A congressional caucus founded by three African-American women plans to present a report by the end of the year on how to solve the problem of missing black children nationwide. (more…)

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Criticism Comes After White Pastor Responds Negatively To Three Black Women Discussing Race and Gender In the Church with Tyler Burns and Jemar Tisby of the Reformed African American Network

Three black women leveled with two black men about the challenges they experience in conservative Christian spaces that marginalize women — and a white man’s response was to try to destroy them. (more…)

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WATCH: Pastor Jamal Bryant To Companies Who Pulled Ads From ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ After Multiple Sexual Harassment Settlements Were Revealed: “Do Black Women’s Lives Matter?”

Watch on #Periscope: The price of messing with white women....the cost of being a sister! https://t.co/oaPYJsCz1Y — jamalbryant (@jamalhbryant) April 6, 2017 SOURCE: Periscope

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Antoinette Brown Lecturer Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman to Discuss Black Girlhood as a Theological Problem, March 23 at Vanderbilt Divinity School

The Rev. Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman, a womanist scholar with a strong passion for helping black women rise above gender bias and racism, will deliver the 2017 Antoinette Brown Lecture at Vanderbilt Divinity School March 23. (more…)

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LISTEN: “The Ramp” Course for Young Women (Class 51 from the MLK Senior Institute for Young Men & Young Women)

Listen to Class 51: "Strive to Know What You Want to Do With Your Life at a Early Age" (Part 4) https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-ramp-course-for-young-women-class-51 This course is for all young women, but especially for young black women and young women of color who oftentimes face disadvantages that others do not. The goal of this

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