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Ava DuVernay Explains What Makes Her New TV Show So 'Radical'
"In that way, I feel like this story is important."
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Shh! 3 Things Black Families Won't Talk About When It Comes To Autism
Contessa Louise Cooper
Writer, Speaker, Advocate and Autism Mom.
“What goes on in this house, stays in this house. Don’t let me hear about our business on the streets.” That wasn’t a threat
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4 Ways to Kill the 'Strong Black Woman' So You Can Be Happy Again
Founder, The Frugal Feminista
If you see a black woman you love running herself ragged to hold everyone down and everything together as primary breadwinner and chief emotional caregiver in the family because of the unrealistic expectations placed on her, please help her by doing the following.
What #MyBlackFamily Looks Like (PHOTOS)
Documentary Confronts The Black Community's Single-Parent 'Epidemic'
Autism Awareness and Advocacy in Our Community
Educator, community organizer and amateur bodybuilder
While autism is a condition affecting people in all sectors of society, socioeconomic disparities influence its diagnosis and treatment among African-Americans. Given this unique impact, it is important for us to galvanize and increase awareness about autism in our community.
Black History Month 2016: It's Time to Treat Racism as a Target for Intervention
Georgetown University alumnus
Race is more than just a demographic descriptor. For many black children, race is a determinant of poorer outcomes.
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