Sarafina Wright

Sarafina Wright is a political correspondent for EBONY.com. Previously she served as the editor of the WI Bridge and staff writer at the Washington Informer in Washington, DC, covering business, education, health and politics. She attended Howard University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. When she’s not writing professionally she can be found blogging at www.sarafinasaid.com. Sarafina can be reached at swright@ebony.com.

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Jordin Sparks Wants You to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

‘American Idol’ winner Sparks lost a relative to sickle cell disease and now encourages everyone to know their status. During September, National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we are reposting articles, such as this one from October 2018, that focus on the malady.

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Talks Breaking Barriers

Pugh is the first African-American in the Maryland General Assembly to be the majority leader of the Senate.

Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Being First Black Woman to Lead NY Senate

Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Being First Black Woman to Lead NY Senate

The Yonkers Democrat is the first Black woman to hold her position.

In Memoriam: 5 Unarmed Black Men Shot by Police in 2018

In Memoriam: 5 Unarmed Black Men Shot by Police in 2018

Nearly a thousand Americans, Black and White lost their lives in officer-involved shootings in 2018, according to a police shooting database.

10 Best Skin Care Products of 2018 for Twenty-Somethings

1. Tata Harper Regenerating Cleanser What people are saying: “I have only been using this for…

Black Woman, EBONY

5 Not-So-Obvious Reasons Women Don’t Feel Pretty

Your undergarments are too big or too small. If you haven’t purchased a new bra…

Donald Trump, Facebook, EBONY

Hate Crimes in Trump Era Aided by Facebook

In President Donald Trump’s first year in office, hate crimes increased by 17 percent, according…

Andrew Gillum, Florida, EBONY

Andrew Gillum’s Governor Hopes Hinges on Florida Recount

Florida, Florida, Florida. There’s a statewide recount taking place in Florida for a very contentious…

Early Voting Numbers Surpass 2014’s in Multiple States

With less than a week until Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at least 20…

Meet the 6 Black Republican Women Running for Congress

This is the year of the woman in politics with record gains and historic runs…