Black History

Women Are on Fire!

Women are not only breaking glass ceilings in the corporate and business world, but women are also making inroads at previously male-dominated fields, from sanitation workers, police officers to fire fighters! Yes, firefighters! And so, my featured story begins. On Mach 8, 2022, in Brooklyn, New York, the FDNY welcomed 291 probationary firefighters at a …

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Highlighting Black Women Who Are Shaking Up The TV Industry

Television shows have captivated our attention since the birth of television in the 1930s. Storylines that involve complex characters and dramatic events create timeless memories that span generations. Unfortunately, a vast majority of programming was produced, written, and created by white men. America did not see a woman produce a national TV show until the …

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African American Women: The Voices That Lift Us Up

The 19th Amendment In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified, prohibiting the United States from denying any American citizen the right to vote based on sex. This included recognizing women’s right to vote. To get here, many women had to contribute to the women’s suffrage movement, but it is important not to forget the contributions …

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The Struggle to Understand How to Sustain Healthy Black Love

Trigger Warning: The week before I began my fall semester at Towson University, my girlfriend broke up with me. While I was excited about my new beginning, I still struggled with the ending of my relationship. We were consistently on and off for years and, honestly, were extremely toxic, yet I’m still trying to get …

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