Women

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"A lot of people understood we were being vulnerable in that space," said Asantewaa. (Photo courtesy of Clare Bayard)
I fight for mothers. I fight for those have been murdered by the state. I fight for my girls to love their bodies. To end infant mortality. With love for female masculinity. These were some of the messages painted on the bare chests of black women as they blocked an intersection in San Francisco's financial district during Thursday morning's rush...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
With the gap between the rich and poor growing worldwide, a new study by the...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Black Youth Project 100 with Freedom Side in New York City August 2014. (Photo: Caleb-Michael Files)
Mya Hall. Aiyana Jones. Rekia Boyd. These are a few of the names that will be...

Further

Waving frying pans, Moroccan women protested outside Parliament this week demanding the resignation of Islamist premier Abdelilah Benkirane after he urged women to stay home and respect the “sacred status God gave” mothers, asking, “Don’t you realize that when women went to work outside, the light went out of their homes?" After the protest came a Twitter campaign: #AnaMachiTria - I Am Not A Chandelier.