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New Financial Center Aims to Close Racial Wealth Gap Starting with HBCUs

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By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – During the 2008 housing crisis, an estimated 7 million Americans lost their homes due to foreclosure. African-Americans were hit the hardest with a loss of nearly $200 billion, according to the Center for Responsible Lending. As the economy has struggled to recover and the housing market is now at […]

Black Colleges Play A Vital Role in President Obama’s Plan

From Mary Church Terrell to Barbara Lee: Black Women in the Peace Movement

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Some words seem rarely mentioned in this highly toxic political season. We’ve heard about bombs and walls, but very little about peace. One is almost tempted, when some of the candidates are speaking, to burst into song – give peace a chance. In this Women’s History Month, it makes sense to reflect on women and […]

Legendary Comedienne Marsha Warfield Headlines Funny Lady Hope Flood’s 5th Annual Comics Rock! Convention

Black Women Get the Job Done

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Washington, DC – Over 300 Black women from ten states traveled to the US Capitol last week to urge representatives to pass policies and programs that empower Black and underserved families, especially single mothers and the working-poor. Issues the women addressed as they visited the offices of their congressional leaders included: public education, gun violence […]

We are all Trayvon Martin by Julianne Malveaux

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I have two nephews that I love with an amazing passion. Anyi, 28, is a Los Angeles based comedian, who kinda looks like me and acts like me. He is my absolute escort of choice when I am in Southern California. Armand, 25, is an Oakland-based aspiring writer, and a 2008 graduate of University of […]

Black Women’s Roundtable National Women of Power Summit Amplifies the Voices of Women and Girls

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Washington, DC – The slaying of Trayvon Martin and other innocent teens was foremost on the hearts and minds of nearly 400 Black women from across the country that assembled recently in Washington, DC for the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) inaugural National Women of Power Summit, three days of down-to-earth discussions aiming to “Amplifying the […]

Julianne Malveaux Quits as College President

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(Richard Prince’s Journal-isms) – Julianne Malveaux, the politically progressive economist and commentator, has resigned as president of Bennett College for Women “to pursue other challenges” [PDF], the college announced on Tuesday. Malveaux has been president of the a small historically black school in Greensboro, N.C., since 2007. At the time, her move to academia was […]