#black women

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more

  • Article: Why the Fight for Women's Rights Must Include Women of Color

    Why the Fight for Women's Rights Must Include Women of Color

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    Diversity helps ensure that every woman gets a seat at the table. Read more

  • Article: Little Girl Who Went Viral for Loving Michelle Obama Dressed Up as Her Hero for Halloween

    Little Girl Who Went Viral for Loving Michelle Obama Dressed Up as Her Hero for Halloween

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 2, 2018

    Parker Curry’s jaw dropped when seeing Obama’s portrait at the National Portrait Gallery. Read more

  • Article: This Mom Died Delivering Her Child After Waiting Seven Hours for Medical Care

    This Mom Died Delivering Her Child After Waiting Seven Hours for Medical Care

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    Black mothers are 243% more likely than white mothers to die from pregnancy complications Read more

  • Article: Actress Lupita Nyong’o Calls Out Magazine That Edited Her Natural Hair

    Actress Lupita Nyong’o Calls Out Magazine That Edited Her Natural Hair

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 10, 2017

    She said being photographed is an opportunity to show people they’re beautiful the way they are. Read more

  • Article: Stunning Paintings of Black Women Are Popping Up All Over London

    Stunning Paintings of Black Women Are Popping Up All Over London

    By Phineas Rueckert|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Aug. 7, 2017

    “This project is about empowerment. It’s about female empowerment.” Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams Is Leading the Charge for Equal Pay for Black Women

    Serena Williams Is Leading the Charge for Equal Pay for Black Women

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 1, 2017

    “Together, we will change the story, but we are going to have to fight for every penny." Read more