Black Issues Archive

How Spending 15 Minutes with Viola Davis Made Me Love Being a Black Woman Even More

When my editor asked me if I wanted to spend my Saturday in Rhode Island with Viola Davis, I was too in shock to even answer at first—but quickly came back down from the clouds and gave her an ecstatic YES! Like many young Black women, I proudly watched Viola become the first African-American woman … Continue reading Source link

Do Our Issues Matter to Clinton and Trump? 7 Black Women Weigh in on the First Presidential Debate

For ESSENCE readers—surveyed in 2015 for our inaugural Power of the Sister Vote poll, conducted jointly with the Black Women’s Roundtable—there’s keen interest in a presidential candidate who will take on the issues most important to us.A new survey finds that affordable health care, criminal … Continue reading Source link