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Sisters Testify

A history project to connect with the signatories of the African American Women in Defense of Ourselves proclamation. More than 1600 signed it following Anita Hill’s testimony during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Black Girls Unscripted

A unique collective committed to challenging popular culture narratives about black women and girls, using storytelling to connect, strengthen, and empower women and girls and their communities.

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Barbara Smith Caring Circle

A circle of monthly donors to collectively contribute whatever you can afford to ensure that feminist activist Barbara Smith is able to live the life she deserves in retirement. Because she has dedicated her life’s work towards liberation, and not to a career with a pension, Barbara is still working paycheck to paycheck in order to make ends meet, pay her bills, and maintain health insurance.


Awesomely Luvvie

An award-winning entertainment and humor blog covering everything pop culture, from TV, movies, politics and technology to life’s random adventures.

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Higher Heights

An organization that is building a national infrastructure to harness Black women’s political power and leadership potential. Investing in a long-term strategy to analyze, expand and support a Black women’s leadership pipeline at all levels and strengthen their civic participation beyond just Election Day.

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Black Women Film Network (BWFN)

Established in 1997, the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) was founded to prepare black women to enter the film and television industries.



MsAfropolitan is a blog connecting feminism with critical reflections on contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. Its core aim is to encourage a recognition and transcendence of the ways that oppressive forces such as sexism, racism and tradition that prevent women of African heritage particularly, but not exclusively, from living intellectually, psychologically, politically, socially, culturally, and spiritually empowered lives.

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Black Women at Virginia Tech History Project

A multi-phase research and educational project that involves identification of the first black women students, staff, and faculty at Virginia Tech and the collection of their oral history narratives.