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(Black) Girl, Unnoticed

Amanda Bennett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices
Amanda Bennett

For all the black girls who have ever pined for a white boy, only to be degraded or denied the opportunity to have a respectful and public relationship, I can say only one thing: it's not your fault. It's never been your fault.

For The Record, Here's Why A White Person Shouldn't Call A Black Person 'Mammy'

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, host Miley Cyrus appeared in a pre-taped segment with hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg and her own gra...

Much More Than Cheeseheads -- Amazing Wisconsin Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

My trip to Milwaukee got me thinking about women associated with Wisconsin and their contributions to advancing the culture and economy of the U.S. As you might guess, these contributions are significant and quite varied.

"A Subtlety"

Mona R. Washington | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Mona R. Washington

Outside the venue, a very long line winds down and around several blocks. Art aficionados wait patiently in the sun. Inside, the exhibition visitors wander and wonder. THE MARVELOUS SUGAR BABY regally inhabits the space.

Remembering the Aunt Jemimas

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cheryl Wills

What does Ione Brown's dynamic granddaughter, who is now a larger than life figure in journalism, think of her grandmother's legacy?