{VIDEO} Dark Skinned Girls
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{VIDEO} Dark Skinned Girls

We often hear of colorism within the community. This new film explores the prejudice that black girls often face from black men and how they deal with it. Director Marian Edusei’s film Dark Skinned Girls, which explores the ways in which negative stereotypes around dark-skinned women permeate narratives in the black community. Dark-skinned black girls growing … Continue reading

Women you should know : Sojourner Truth
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Women you should know : Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. Watch a short biography video about Sojourner Truth, the abolitionist and former slave best known for her 1851 speech “Ain’t I a Woman?”   … Continue reading