Biden Exits Presidential Race, Harris Steps Up

KAMALA: I’M IN IT TO WIN IT As endorsements roll in, first woman VP says “my intention is to earn and win” Democratic presidential nomination HEY SIS (and the Brothers who love us!) Yes it is real, you are not hallucinating. President Joe Biden ended his re-election bid and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris for […]

Black Women Share the Stage at the RNC

Black women were sparse on the stage at the 2024 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Milwaukee, Wis. from July 15 to 18. Here’s a look at the few sistas unmuted on the mic.  Madeline Brame Madeline Brame became a national victims rights advocate following the murder of her son, Sergeant Hason Correa in 2018. Brame […]

VP Harris to AKAs: This Election is “A Serious Matter”

“This Is A Serious Matter” ~~~ ~~~ Hey Sis! (and the Brothers who love us) We interrupt the Democrats’ agonized handwringing over President Joe Biden’s age to bring you this: While Biden was in Washington performing his day job at the 75th NATO Summit, Vice President Kamala Harris went to Texas to speak to her […]

Guest Essayist Stephanie Jones: Dear White Women

Dear White Women: This is what we need you to do … By STEPHANIE JONES I’m going to speak honestly to my white Democratic sisters, even though I know it may ruffle some feathers: An awful lot of white women have lately been demanding that our party erase the votes of tens of millions of […]


Sistas Under Siege “They are coming for us.”  Let’s talk about it. From the editors of Black Women Unmuted and Fierce for Black  Over the past few months, it seems every news cycle has carried story after story of attacks on the expertise, professionalism and character of Black women who occupy positions of power.   Naturally, […]

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 […]

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 […]