Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Isn’t A Celebration. It’s a Call to Action — TIME

September 21 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day the average Black woman in America will finally—after nine extra months of work—catch up to the pay the average white man received in 2021. I long for the day when everyone in our economy is thriving because it is just, fair and equitable. Imagine an… Black... Continue Reading →

TV’s Sweetest Sitcoms Rarely Reflect Reality. Abbott Elementary Works So Well Because It Does — TIME

In the series premiere of Abbott Elementary, one of the most lovable TV comedies in recent memory, something horrifying happens. Overwhelmed on her first day in the classroom, a rookie teacher kicks her young student. The scene is a case study in the dangers of staffing public schools with inexperienced educators. Her immediate firing also… TV’s... Continue Reading →

Viola Davis Is A Vision Of Beauty And Grace On Elle Brasil — HelloBeautiful

Source: Emma McIntyre / Getty Viola Davis is a vision of beauty and grace on the September cover of Elle Brasil. The Woman King star dons a statement headpiece by Cecilio Castrillo in stunning images by Marcos Florentino + Kelvin Yule. View this post on Instagram A post shared by VIOLA DAVIS (@violadavis) Davis is… Viola... Continue Reading →

After Queen Elizabeth II’s Death, Many Indians Are Demanding the Return of the Kohinoor Diamond — TIME

Shortly after British monarch Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Sept. 8, the word “Kohinoor” began trending on Indian Twitter. It was a reference to one of the world’s most famous gems. The Kohinoor diamond is just one of 2,800 stones set in the crown made for Elizabeth’s mother, known as the Queen Mother—but the… After... Continue Reading →

Queen Sugar Cast Talks Their Importance To Black Culture & What To Expect From The Final Season — HelloBeautiful Queen Sugar is back for the final season, and we aren’t sure how to feel. Ava DuVernay’s award-winning creation has been giving us life since 2016 with its unbelievable representation of the Black family. In this series finale, the Bordelons celebrate new beginnings as they continue to leave their mark on the community and honor their…... Continue Reading →

The Black Census Project Ramps Up Effort Ahead Of Midterm Elections — The Urban Daily

Source: FG Trade / GettyBilled as the “largest survey of Black people in the United States since Reconstruction,” the Black Census Project engages Black people of all backgrounds. Led by the Black Futures Lab, census organizers hope to reach at least 200,000 Black respondents. Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab’s founder and principal, told NewsOne that… The... Continue Reading →

You Can Get a Refund for Student Loans Payments Made During the Pandemic. Here’s How — TIME

President Biden announced a plan this week to forgive up to $20,000 per borrower in federal student loan debt, a long-awaited measure that will eliminate the student debt burdens of about 20 million Americans. The plan will forgive up to $10,000 in federal student debt for people who make less than $125,000 per year, and… You... Continue Reading →

For Black Girls ‘Joy Is Our Journey,’ Megan Thee Stallion and LaTosha Brown Create A Pathway — The Urban Daily Source: Andrew Thomas Clifton / Southern Black Girls The Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium and the Pete and Thomas Foundation have just been revealed as the community partners for the very first “Joy is our Journey” Dream Bus Tour. The Pete and Thomas Foundation states that Megan Pete, also known as Megan Thee Stallion, founded…... Continue Reading →

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