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On R. Kelly: End The Sexualization of Black girls

Editors Note: The original article was written in 2017. Edits have been made to include more recent revelations. “I had to ask permission to eat, to sleep, to buy myself feminine products or even to use my phone,” Crown said of her detention. “It felt like I was in a prison that I’d never get…

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Bring a Brother to Breakfast June 14th 2019

AWARDEES AMISTAD AWARD RYAN SMITTH For support and contributions to our community CHAMPION AWARD JAMES WOODSON For exceptional commitment to our community and justice CHAMPION AWARD KEVIN COSNEY For exceptional commitment to our community and justice SOLDIER AWARD JASON MITCHELL For distinctive devotion and dedication to the community WARRIOR AWARD JB AFOH-MANIN For Outstanding Leadership…

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EPA, FDA plan to study role of nanomaterials

From today’s Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/todays_paper/A%20Section/2011-06-10/A/5/22.0.3644306178_epaper.html EPA, FDA plan to study role of nanomaterials By Darryl Fears, Thursday, June 09, 8:09 PM Federal regulators announced Thursday two actions that will aim to clarify the role that extremely small materials can play in items such as cosmetics and food production and packaging. The Environmental Protection Agency said that…

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BWW in the News – Article – The Constant Fight

Original Article: FinalCall.com The Constant Fight Against Disrespect Of The Black Female By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Last updated: Apr 6, 2017 – 3:30:37 PM LOS ANGELES—Comments like conservative TV talk show host Bill O’Reilly’s public denigration of U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters with a “joke” left Black women fuming and responding. Advocates and activists…

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BPA In Paper Money

  It turns out that the cash in your wallet may be contaminated with the dangerous chemical BPA.  A recent study by Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and theWashington Toxics Coalition found that BPA (a widely used chemical that causes genetic damage, miscarriages, birth defects and acts like a hormone) is present in paper money.  Water bottles, baby bottles…

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Governor Brown signs bill co-sponsored by Black Women for Wellness

Los Angeles, CA—September 18, 2018—Governor Brown signed into law a groundbreaking bill that requires manufacturers to disclose ingredients on the labels of professional cosmetics. The bill was co-sponsored by Black Women for Wellness, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, California Healthy Nail Salon Collaboration and Women’s Voices for the Earth. The bill, AB 2775, was introduced by…

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to Billboards that Attack a Woman’s Right to Choose

For Immediate Release Friday, June 17, 2011 Contact: Ricci Graham 510-763-0370 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to Billboards that Attack a Woman’s Right to Choose Oakland – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) issued the following statement denouncing the race-based attack on a woman’s right to choose that is being waged by the Radiance Foundation in coordination…

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The Wangari Maathai Environmental Justice Award Presented to Martha Dina Argüello

Every Step We Take: Martha Dina Argüello Honored for Making Strides in Global Environmental Justice Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King Jr. Black Women for Wellness (BWW) is honoring Martha…

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