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This Flag Is Drenched In Blood

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By Dr. Julianne Malveaux – I am not sure why the “National Anthem” and the so-called American flag are part of our nation’s sports pageantry. Before 2009, while the National Anthem was played, sports gladiators were not required to suit up, stand up, and put their hands to their hearts and why should they? The […]

Hip-Hop Legend T.I. Condemns Police Brutality in Powerful Social Justice EP “Us or Else”

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 […]

Jobs Bill a Step in Right Direction – By Dr. Julianne Malveaux

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 […]