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Black Women in Rock Roundtable 

By Kimberly Ortiz On Saturday March 27, 2021, WLP and #Standing4BlackGirls celebrated Black women’s historic impact on American Rock music by having visionary guitar artists Ghetto Songbird, Malina Moye, Felice

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#Standing4BlackGirls Task Force Meeting

African American girls and young women and community allies are invited to the first #Standing4BlackGirls task force meeting on Thursday, February 25th. The youth-facilitated regional task force, co-hosted by the

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LGBTQI Youth of Color Institute

Third annual LGBTQIA+ Youth of Color Institute focused on mental health resilience and leadership building, featuring queer youth spoken word artists, LGBTQ+ summer camp info, Black and Latinx feminism, and

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Defining Misogynoir by Zorrie P

We can see examples of Misogyny everywhere in the media, the work place, school and in everyday life. Some ways you might have seen it without realizing is how black girls are perceived to be older, or how black girls are often victim shamed making it appear that it was “their fault”. Doctors might perceive black women as having a higher pain tolerance. There have been many stories of black women speaking up about the mistreatment and “lack of care” from health professionals

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