Like many other movements, The Feminist Movement has benefited off the backs of Black women while simultaneously attempting to silence Black women.
“Cornel understands that we are not living in a post racial society just because the U.S. has had an African American president. Contrarily, the election of President Obama has pushed the country back in some ways.”
“While new developments sprout up and property values increase, the demographic continues to change and housing opportunities for minorities decrease.”
Mental health has been a taboo topic in the African American community until recently. Parents have stated that African American boys are misdiagnosed with ADHD due to cultural insensitivities. This furthers the stigma around ADHD in the Black community.
“In an industry where African Americans were not always welcomed nor respected, the tides are turning and African American filmmakers are now more sought after than ever.”
“For young girls in the Washington, DC area, Lela Wilhite places representation at the forefront of her dance studio.”