black women

Ntozake Shange, American Playwright and Freedom Fighter, Dies at 70

Ntozake Shange, American Playwright and Freedom Fighter, Dies at 70

October 29, 2018

We revisit Khalilah Harris’ summer 2018 conversation with Ntozake Shange, renowned author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf, in what may have been her final interview

Baltimore's Women of Color Lead Charge to Get Out the Vote

Baltimore’s Women of Color Lead Charge to Get Out the Vote

October 25, 2018

Khalilah Harris discusses the role of women of color in driving voter engagement during the midterm elections in Baltimore and beyond

Hidden Victims: How the American Criminal Justice System Abuses Women of Color

September 4, 2018

In this series, TRNN explores the myriad of ways law enforcement marginalizes women of color in Baltimore and beyond

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Can Biotechnology Give Black Women a Seat at the Table in West Baltimore?

June 4, 2018

The great granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks helps keep her legacy alive in at the Bio Technical Institute of Maryland, which provides technical education to students who pay no tuition and often find rewarding careers.

How Neoliberal Law Enforcement Policies Broke Black Communities by Targeting Women

November 27, 2017

Andrea Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More,” explains how police strategies like ‘zero tolerance’ implemented by purportedly liberal states have wreaked havoc on the lives of black women