These pernicious views are causing black girls and women their mental health.

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I was eight years old when I realized that girls, black girls, in particular, were treated differently than boys. I subconsciously understood "boys will be boys" without having a title to latch to the experiences I was having.

THE CASE FOR THE 1619 PROJECT: ADDRESSING CRITICISMS

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“We are actually fighting against the same tyranny and white supremacy that Ida B. Wells was fighting against all those years ago- Nikole Hannah-Jones.”

The powerful force behind The 1619 Project and Pulitzer Prize award-winning Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones obtained a well-deserved victory this summer. On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the…

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“Mass Incarceration is a policy that kind of built up over the last four decades and its destroyed families and communities, and something we need to change. And it’s fallen disproportionally on Black and Brown communities, especially Black communities, and it’s kind of a manifestation of structural racism”— John Legend.

Samedra Carter

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