Solange and Melissa Harris Perry Talk Black Girl Magic


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

One fierce former TV host, one talented artist, and the sound of hundreds of Stanford University students yassss-ing at the same time.

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Ava DuVernay explores racism and criminal justice in "13th"


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

From slavery to Jim Crow, from police to employers, racism has been a part of our narrative as people of color.

Legendary filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores how our justice system has been driven by racism in a new Netflix documentary, "13th."

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Got Locs? Here's Why You're Not Getting the Job.

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 by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

As if we don’t have enough to worry about with our natural hair, a federal court has ruled that dreadlocks are a reason not to give someone a job.

After Chastity Jones accepted a job offer from Catastrophe Management Systems in Mobile, Alabama in 2010, a white HR manager told her that her locs were against company policy because, "they tend to get messy, although I'm not saying yours are, but you know what I'm talking about." After refusing to change her hairstyle, her job offer was withdrawn.

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Tell 'Em Why You Mad, Solange


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Solange just wanted to dance.

Solange, her husband, Alan Ferguson, her 11-year-old son Julez, and his friend attended an electronica concert at the Orpheus Theater in New Orleans over the weekend. Their group was "4 of about 20 black concert goers out of 1500 here. 4 out of maaaybbe 20 out of 1500," Knowles tweeted.

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by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Across the world, women and girls are fighting for equal pay, equal rights, and access to quality education. In South Africa, students at the Pretoria High School for Girls are fighting against racism.

#StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh started trending on Monday after a 13-year old student was pulled aside by a teacher and told that her afro was too unruly. After deciding that her controversial speech about employment in South Africa and the ills of apartheid would lead to a suspension, the institution used its code of conduct to support the decision.
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Celebs Speak Up for Justice


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

We've criticized athletes and celebrities for not using their platforms to speak about the injustices in our community. We've called them to the carpet for remaining tight lipped in the face of the mass shooting in Orlando or the massacre of Black men across our country.

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