Vice President Kamala Harris Crossing the Intersection: #BlackGirlsinWhiteHouses

By Frenshea Love, BWNC Black women have never entered the world without crossing an intersection. Race, class, gender, sexuality- Black women have always had to navigate social barriers like a deadly highway. These social barriers zooming toward us all at once. And Vice President Kamala Harris crossed them all. So, this moment is bittersweet because Looking at Kamala reminds me of all the debris that cluttered that already dangerous highway. All the stereotypes reaching out to grab her. She had to be untouched. You don’t get to be a Vice…

Video: Griffin Georgia Police Attack Female High School Student as She Waits for The School Bus

This incident occurred at Griffin High School on Thursday November 5th and involves Assistant Principal Dr. Douglas Wheeler, GPD Cpl. Chris Webb and Griffin Police Department. The video is difficult to watch. (To be quite honest one of the first things that came to mind is- is this White Georgia man taking his frustrations with the current state of events – you know like Trump getting ousted- out on this young black woman?) I can’t confirm it but he certainly did not display any compassion nor the restraint one would…

#BidenHarris2020: Measured Joy, Cautious Optimism, and Tempered Celebration

Today’s announcement that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the official President- and Vice President-Elect has brought with it waves of emotion across the country. This fifth day of post-vote tallying symbolizes a culmination of what so many of us have desired since 2016: A hope for a better future. While we celebrate this pivotal moment in the sociopolitical history of our country, we cannot (and should not) ignore the sobering reminder that our electoral maps have elucidated so plainly and so persistently: Racism resides at the core of this…

Black Voters Showed Up in 2020, Now What?

Each election cycle Black folks are lectured to about voting. We’re inundated with false generalizations about low voter turnout and we all know people who always want to talk about when the Popeyes chicken sandwich craze swept the nation last year, “Black folks stood in line for that sandwich but won’t stand in line to vote,” as if people of all racial groups don’t like Popeyes…shut up.

Authenticity, Honesty, Compassion, and Swag: TLK 3:7 is a Compelling display of Black Manhood

By Hasan James These past seven months have been a time for the ages. I vividly remember being told by a Black Medical Doctor that COVID-19 would not affect African Americans in large numbers because our pigmentation would protect us from the deadly disease. Yet here we are with well over 8.3 million cases in the United States, with well over 221,000 deaths and African Americans being three times more likely than whites to contract COVID-19. After seeing so many people I know being personally affected by the disease; including…