Black Women in Journalism Forum
Generations after trailblazing activist-journalist-publisher Ida B. Wells challenged white supremacy, misogynoir, and respectability politics in American publishing, Black women writers and publishers are severely underrepresented in print and broadcast journalism. Our February 23rd forum
Black Girl, Black College
By Ashantee Polk I’m a 20 year old, third-year, first generation college student. I didn’t fully realize what it meant to be a Black girl until I graduated high school.
Colorism and the Divide Between Africans and African Americans
By Lizette Nsilu, 12th grade The divide between Africans and African Americans is a topic we don’t hear being talked about a lot, but it takes a big toll on
More than Just the Black Girl on the Poster: Justice for Missing and Murdered Black Girls
By Lizette Nsilu, 12th grade Black girls that go missing and/or have been murdered are not publicized and looked for as much as white girls. Police and society
Victim Shamed and Blamed: Domestic Violence and its Toxic Effect on Black Women and Girls
By Lizette Nsilu, 12th grade Domestic violence is something nearly 1 in 2 Black women experience in their lifetime. It is a topic that doesn’t get the attention it deserves.
WAVES – (A Poem 4 my LGBTQIA Friends) by Eclasia “Phatmama” Wesley
By Eclasia Wesley You are allowed to change the waves. To flow or to be still. Either blue water, pink or indigo… you are seen. People won’t always
WLP Commentary on KPFK’s Rebel Alliance News
In December, WLP was invited to provide commentary for KPFK 90.7 FM’s Wednesday evening Rebel Alliance News by producer/journalist Angela Birdsong. WLP youth leaders Ashantee Polk, Mariah Perkins, and Jadyn
Women’s Leadership Project 2022 Year In Review
Women’s Leadership Project 2022 Year In Review By: Kimberly Ortiz, WLP alum, 2022 Our annual WLP recap is here! As 2022 comes to an end, we would like to share