Fearless Fund Fight

IF SHE WINS, WE WIN HEY SIS (and the Brothers who love us)! Did you know about this? The Fearless Fund, an Atlanta-based venture capital firm, is under attack in federal court over its efforts to support Black women business owners. A lawsuit, filed in August by the American Alliance for Equal Rights, alleges that […]

ELECTION 2023: Big Wins For Black Women In State, Local Races

HEY SIS (and the Brothers who love us)! You know the saying “showed up and showed out?” That is EXACTLY what Black women did in this year’s election. Sisters went to the polls in Ohio and put our imprimatur on the election-defining issue of abortion. History was made in Philadelphia. A whole lot of us […]

ELECTION 2023: Big Wins For Black Women In State, Local Races

HEY SIS (and the Brothers who love us)! You know the saying “showed up and showed out?” That is EXACTLY what Black women did in this year’s election. Sisters went to the polls in Ohio and put our imprimatur on the election-defining issue of abortion. History was made in Philadelphia. A whole lot of us […]

Let’s Talk About Immigration

Hey Sis! (and the Brothers who love us!) Check this out: Earlier this month, President Joe Biden extended temporary protected status (TPS) for immigrants in the United States from certain countries by 18 months. This means people who left their home countries because of devastating conditions such as war or natural disasters can get temporary […]

Meet Laphonza Butler, Our Sister Senator

Hey Sis (and every Brother who loves us)! Certainly you’ve heard by now that once again, there is a Black woman serving in the U.S. Senate. But if not, we are here to catch you up right quick! California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed EMILY’S List president Laphonza Butler to fill the seat vacated by Democratic […]

Saddle Shoes & Sacrifices

HEY SIS! (and every Brother who loves us!) We got to thinking the other day about the social justice advocacy of young Black women over the generations. Naturally, our thoughts drifted to Addie Mae Colllins, 14; Denise McNair, 11; Carole Robertson, 14, and Cynthia Wesley, 14, the four Black girls who paid the ultimate price […]

THE POWER OF THE SISTER VOTE!

Hello Ladies (and the men who love us!) The 2022 midterm election is here! Black women spent this Election Day — and the early voting window before it — going to the polls in big numbers to make our feelings known. Front and center among our priorities: Abortion rights, the balance of power in Congress, […]