Let’s Talk About President Biden’s State of the Union

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There’s a looong list of things that President Biden neglected to mention in his State of the Union last week. We’re about to really talk about the President and his State of the Union. Let’s start with the things he didn’t mention…

Congratulations Judge Jackson!

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Two years ago, President Biden made a campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. On Friday, he fulfilled the promise by naming Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee…

Demand Congress End Qualified Immunity

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Andrew Joseph III was a 14-year-old Black teen attending “Student Day” at the Florida State Fair in Tampa back in 2014. After sheriff deputies racially targeted, harassed, physically searched, and unjustly removed Andrew from the fair, making no attempt to contact the middle-schooler’s parents, Andrew was dropped off on the side of a busy interstate 2 miles from the fair…

Trayvon Martin Foundation Peace Walk & Peace Talk

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Ten years ago, our world changed forever. What started as a zero-tolerance school discipline policy — displacing yet another Black student from the classroom — quickly rendered 17-year-old Trayvon Martin vulnerable to being racially profiled, surveilled, and killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain turned vigilante…

#ExpandTheCourt

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This month marks the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade — the landmark Supreme Court decision which guaranteed the right to choose and ensured the reproductive rights of women are protected by law. But here’s the thing: The Roe decision was never intended to be the ceiling, because it’s the floor. We shouldn’t be rolling back on abortion rights, but progressing forward

#BlackWomenAreDivine Is Back!

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We are more than magic. We are the sacred mamas, builders, teachers, and lovers of this world. We are the first to walk the earth and the vessel through which all of humanity was born. The Creator speaks and works through us as we constantly make ways out of no way…

Statement Regarding the Ongoing Trial of Jussie Smollett

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As abolitionists, we approach situations of injustice with love and align ourselves with our community. Because we got us. So let’s be clear: we love everybody in our community. It’s not about a trial or a verdict decided in a white supremacist charade, it’s about how we treat our community when corrupt systems are working to devalue their lives…

#BuildBlack by Supporting These Orgs This Giving Tuesday

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Today is Giving Tuesday, a day for us to generously give and unleash the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Today, we’re bringing to light just how much these innovative organizations do for our communities on a day-to-day basis, as their work speaks volumes about the complexity and importance of our fight for Black lives…

Black Xmas

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As we prepare ourselves for the holiday season, we are bombarded with ads that seek to whip us up into a consumerist frenzy. Black Friday sales are being rolled out weeks in advance of Thanksgiving and, at every turn, white-supremacist-capitalism is telling us to spend our money on things that we don’t need, to reap profits for corporations…