No Equal Pay: Trump Rolls Back Obama Protections for Women Workers

No Equal Pay: Trump Rolls Back Obama Protections for Women Workers

by Shantell E. Jamison

Today is “Equal Pay Day,” and as thousands of workers prepare to demand equal and fair wages for all, President Donald Trump has signed... Read More

Trump

Melania Trump Gave a Speech About Women’s Rights and We Have Questions

by #TeamEBONY

“Wherever women are diminished, the entire world is diminished with them. However, wherever women are empowered, towns and villages, schools and economies, are empowered... Read More

A Lesson on Black Womanhood from Comedian Jessica Williams

A Lesson on Black Womanhood from Comedian Jessica Williams

by LaToya Cross

Mediocrity is not in the game plan for Black and Brown skin. We’ve heard since childhood, that we must strive for excellence and show... Read More

March

Women’s Marches Draw Armies of Unified Voices in Multiple Cities

by #teamEBONY

Cities throughout the United States and in various parts of the world saw droves of people demonstrating in response to the inauguration of President... Read More

March

Yes, Women Will March in D.C., But Those Who Can’t Be There Still Count

by Deborah Douglas and Lise Ragbir

Dropping everything to go on an unplanned trip is a privilege — the kind that unfortunately permeates the conversation around the Jan. 21, Women’s March in... Read More

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

by Sevonna Brown

During the height of the Clinton administration's health care reform debate of the mid '90s, a group of Black women coined the term “reproductive... Read More

Dream Keepers Honored by Planned Parenthood

Dream Keepers Honored by Planned Parenthood

by #teamEBONY

In honor of Black History Month, Planned Parenthood Action Fund celebrates the courageous leadership in the black community that pushes our nation toward a... Read More

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Conservative Media Says Women Shouldn’t Vote

by Michael Arceneaux

Even if it included too much techno and not enough rhythm, the “#TURNOUTFORWHAT” ad, brought to us by the nonpartisan group Rock The Vote,... Read More

The Criminal Unrapeability of Black Women

The Criminal Unrapeability of Black Women

by Kali Nicole Gross

Black womanhood = criminal perversion. This equation leapt to mind in wake of allegations of harassment claimed by Daniele Watts, a Black actress handcuffed and detained... Read More

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Hey Millennials!
Speak Up. Show Out. VOTE

by Kelley Robinson

As we come off of the heels of celebrating Women’s Equality Day  — which commemorates the 19th Amendment that granted many women the right... Read More