Women & Gender
There is a thread on Black Twitter called #HappyBlackGirlDay, where posts are used to uplift and celebrate Black femininity. In the wake of Sandra Bland’s death and so many other insults and insensitivity toward sisterhood, this social media practice feels more like urgent necessity.
Thanks to all who joined the WURD family for the first session of Go With the Flow, our 4-part Qigong series with Dr. Carol Penn! We had a wonderful time learning about the healing power of this amazing energy-balancing practice.
Check out our video overview of the latest “Mind Your Business” segment on Wake Up With WURD! Solomon Jones speaks with Carla Clarkson, the owner of Philadelphia’s Honey Hair Studio, to hear her current business challenges.
Race Forward, publisher of Colorlines, has launched a video series called “What Is Systemic Racism?” featuring socio-political commentator and deejay Jay Smooth. This video, second in the series, focuses on the connection between racism and infant mortality.
Rachel Dolezal probably had no idea that she would become the new face of White Privilege in America, because of making a conscious decision to mislead the public into believing that she is Black. But what exactly is Black (or White), anyway?