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On January 20, 2018, supporters of women’s rights and human rights gathered in civil protest against the Trump administration in cities across the world. On the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s time in office and the Women’s March of 2017, protesters highlighted many issues of relevance to women which warrant action…(Read More)

By Vanessa Williams Time’s up. The befitting phrase used for the movement by some of the most powerful women in Hollywood that are letting those in the entertainment industry know that time is up, and they will no longer accept sexual abuse, harassment, and inequality in the workplace. Time’s Up announced its commencement…(Read More)

By Anita Estell Filmmaker Nancy Buirski has produced a compelling and historically relevant documentary profiling rape survivor Recy Taylor and the intervention of civil rights activist Rosa Parks. In 1944, Taylor, a young married black woman walking home from church, was gang raped by a group of white adolescents in Abbeville, Alabama.   The NAACP learned…(Read More)

By Anita Estell, Esq. Recent reports have exposed the sexual harassment challenges many professional women face as journalists, actors, congressional staffers and in other areas. A group sometimes overlooked, but which is particularly vulnerable, includes working women with limited education and skills. Data published above by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that WOC…(Read More) By: Anita Estell Yes. I used the “n” word in the title. Before any feathers ruffle — I borrowed the phrase from a song written by the late John Lennon (and as a black woman, there are times when I/we get a pass in using it, and this is one of…(Read More)