Category: Women’s Studies

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A Talk with a Brilliant Mind

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While soaring professionally, pioneering journalist and author Barbara Reynolds almost drowned in a private hell of the demons from her past -- abandonment by her mother, incest, longing for the children she did not b...

A Woman For All Seasons

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Actress-singer Sheryl Lee Ralph discusses her roles in the play "Dreamgirls" and TV's "Code Name: Foxfire"; and problems Blacks face in getting quality acting parts. (831)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Convention Preview

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What were the issues that mattered to the Alpha Kappa Alphas in 1986? (920)

Angela Davis

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Are Girls Different?

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Even in the new millennium, girls are still struggling with gender stereotypes.  Recent statistics indicate that girls are more likely to attempt suicide than boys.  Why?  Can empowering girls help them cope with the ...

Are Teachers Afraid To Challenge Blacks?

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Why is the national average for Blacks graduating from high school so low (only 51 percent)?   Dr. Gail Thompson, author and educator, shares her theory about the below average performance of some of today’s Black stu...

Black Commentary

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Bev Smith is her name and good deeds and excellence are her game.  She is heard daily throughout the country on American Urban Radio Networks via her daily commentary “The Bev Smith Show.”  On this occasion, she chang...

Black No More

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Journalist Debra Dickerson has written a controversial book, The End of Blackness, about changing social and political dynamics in the Black community.  Dickerson says that “blackness” has forced African Americans int...

Black Women At Risk

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Black women are approximately six percent of the American population, but constitute 64 percent of new female AIDS cases, and one in 160 Black women is HIV-positive.  Why?  Guest Gary Bell, executive director of Black...

Black Women Power

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