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BAMA Kids and the Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative (SRBWI) held it's Spring Training Session 2018 on Saturday, April 7th at Southview Worship Center, 141 Hayneville Plaza, Hayneville, AL 36040. "Has The Silence Been Broken" helped us learn various approaches that offer some insights into the effectiveness of having difficult conversations, how to value citizen empowerment, and have a passion for bringing about social change to our local communities. The training was FREE and open to adult and young women. Ms. Deborah Thomas & staff pulled together a powerful day of engagement!
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Black Women Launch Major Voter Campaign For Mid-Term Election Cycle:

Today, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and its offshoot launched the Unity ’18 Black Voting & Power Building “Time4APowerShift” campaign in Atlanta.
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raceAhead: How Black Women Survive Your Talent Pipeline, Mascots are Biased and Five Breaking News Haikus:

Black women move up the corporate ladder when they learn to overcome "intersectional invisibility"
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Products for Black Women May Disrupt Hormones :

Eleven products contained seven chemicals prohibited in the European Union or regulated under California's Proposition 65. Hair relaxers marketed for children had the highest levels of five such chemicals, the report said.
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Stacey Abrams And Kamala Harris Gave Black Women Democrats A Moment They've Been Waiting For!

This weekend, one nationally prominent black woman politician campaigned to help another black woman politician become governor.
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Activists pay bail for black women for Mother's Day release:

North Carolina activists who want to eliminate the cash bail system say they were able to release at least three black women from one county jail who otherwise would have spent Mother's Day behind bars.
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Around the world every single day 800 women and girls die from preventable causes during and after pregnancy. Human Rights Watch has documented some of the root causes of these deaths – lack of accountability of health professionals to poor quality care to considerable cost barriers to care.
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BLACK WOMEN CAN’T WAIT 106 YEARS FOR EQUAL PAY |

If trends in the pay gap persist like they have over the last 30 years, black women will have to continue to work hard until 2124 just to receive equal pay.
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TELEVISION NETWORK BLOSSOM CREATES CONTENT FOR MULTICULTURAL WOMEN|

Blossom is a digital platform fully dedicated to delivering shows focused on African, African-American, Latina, and Multiracial women.
blackenterprise.com|By Sequoia Blodgett

ARE BLACK WOMEN ENGINEERS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION?

Despite the fact that engineering jobs are well-paying and plentiful, and twice as many black women are enrolled in college as black men, black women receive fewer engineering degrees than almost any other group—just 1% in 2015.
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The Non-apology Guide: Black Woman Edition:

Since Cheeto Grease the Tyrant fumblingly assumed office thanks to the Assorted Colonizer Coalition of America at the conclusion of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, something interesting has happened:
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HBCUs Aid the Rise of Black Women |

In exploring issues of gender equity for Black women, the role of HBCUs and their impact across higher education and the business sector are too frequently overlooked. In an industry dominated by White males, Black women have shattered stereotypes and excelled in key campus leadership positions...
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Inside Job: The Black Women Creating Change Within Today's Biggest Beauty Companies |

Cara Robinson, Tara Leonard, Tiffani Carter-Thompson and Crystal Sai share what diversity and inclusion means in 2018.
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How This Woman is Inspiring Black Women to Run |

This group inspires Black women to take part in long-distance running.
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How This Woman is Inspiring Black Women to Run :

Viola Davis gave an impassioned speech on how sexual assault and rape affect Black women in honor of Tarana Burker, the founder of the...
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