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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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#StandWithBlackWomen

Last week, members of the Black Women for Wellness team were in DC to attend the Congressional Black Caucus 48th Annual Legislative Conference. Throughout the week, we were surrounded by powerful, intelligent engaging leaders in our community who are continually fighting for the well-being of black people across the country.  This was even more evident…

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Welcome to the New BWW Blog!

Hello friends,  Welcome to the Black Women for Wellness blog. Here, we’ll share details about the BWW team, discuss current events and learn more about YOU. We’re excited to engage with our community and can’t wait to hear feedback and generate discussion.  xx, Gloria 

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ACLU’s Opposition to Charter Amendment C

Background. Charter Amendment C modifies the process for disciplinary appeals at LAPD. Currently, the civilian Police Commission decides whether shootings and other serious uses of force are within policy or not, and the Chief of Police makes recommendations about serious discipline. But if the Chief recommends that an officer be fired, that officer may appeal…

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