Women & Gender
In the lead-up to Women’s History Month, WURD president and CEO Sara Lomax-Reese sat down for an exclusive interview with Katherine Johnson, the main character portrayed in the movie “Hidden Figures.”
Young Black Women Want Atlanta’s Keisha Lance Bottoms to Bring More Than Her Black Womanhood To City Hall ~~~ EDITOR’S NOTE: According to the Center for American Women & Politics, seven of the United States’ largest 100 cities are run by Black women mayors. Two of these cities are state capitals, one is the nation’s […]
W.E.B. DuBois once famously framed the duality of being Black and American as a “two-ness” or “double consciousness.” “An American, a Negro,” he wrote, “two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” Building on Dr. DuBois’s brilliant analysis, as […]
Before you make your way to theaters for the historic opening weekend of Disney/Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER, it is worth it to refamiliarize yourself with the voices, works and vision of some of the film’s leading characters.
Meet Mehereta Baruch-Ron, the first Ethiopian-born Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv, Israel.
How does Debbie Allen do it, do ALL of it…at such a high level for so long? Listen to her discuss the power of good parenting, strong work ethic and creative vision with MOJO host Stephanie Renée.
Community educator and composer Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell, former member of the folk a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock, shares insights with WURD host Stephanie Renée.
BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée’s observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.
Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced during Tuesday night’s Senate debate over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General when she began quoting the late Coretta Scott King about Sessions’ history of Black voter suppression.