October was Women’s History Month in Canada, but some challenges, such as the notable absence of Black women in the highest echelons of corporate leadership, are far from in the past.
While Donald Trump has used his social media platform to criticize all of his opponents, the former president has made his most controversial attacks against Black female prosecutors.
Even with laws to protect a woman’s right to have an abortion, Black women found it hard to find access to reproductive health care. It’s only gotten worse since Roe v. Wade was overturned.
For Mother’s Day, we look at the fastest growing prison population in Canada — racialized women, many of whom are mothers. Experts connect the trend to rising poverty and the attempts to cope with it.
Chronic stress from living with systemic racism and gun violence can lead to increased symptoms of PTSD and depression as well as elevated cortisol levels.
For too long, Black girls and women have been made to conform to the largely white and male-centred ideas about how sports should be played and how Black athletes ought to present themselves.
Long COVID impacts one in every five people who’ve had the virus. In the U.S., early research shows people of colour are most likely to develop long COVID. It has been called a mass-disabling event.
Routine maintenance is necessary for every homeowner. But for Black women, that burden is complicated by decades of redlining and the impacts of climate change.
At the time, Gallup polls showed that fewer than 20% of Americans approved of interracial marriage.
WNBA star Brittney Griner is scheduled to appear in Russian Court on July 1, 2022, after US officials determined she had been wrongfully detained.
Social media can offer Black African young people in Australia safe spaces to engage in positive expressions of afro-Blackness.
At 6 feet, 8 inches tall, Brittney Griner has become an international basketball star. She is now locked up in a Russian prison after what US officials describe as “wrongfully detained.”
By slapping Chris Rock during an internationally televised awards ceremony, Will Smith demonstrated that chivalry is not dead. But was that the protection Jada Pinckett Smith wanted or needed?
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s elevation to the highest court in the land.
Until Black women can wear their hair how they want without risk of ridicule, reprimand or termination, a joke targeting Black hair is no laughing matter.
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s potential elevation to the highest court in the land.
A handful of Black women have worn the black robes of a judge in the past, but none has ever been nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. Until now.
The goal posts for black women at historically white higher education institutions are constantly shifting.
Thanks to the public events and the scholarly engagement with her life and work, Charlotte Maxeke has become one of the most visible South African women from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Black women played a central role in the 2021 Olympic Games. And that role was more than just resistance and resilience.