>Anti-abortion group targets black women

> Toomanyaborted.com is launching a campaign targeted towards African-American women in the metro Atlanta area. They’ve already began putting up billboards in the area, and they are planning to put up as many as 35 by Feb. 15. Just to give you all a little background about this organization: it’s collaborating with The Radiance Foundation and […]

>Why don’t black women speak out on abortion (and other women’s issues)?

>I saw this opinion piece on theRoot (written by Latoya Peterson, editor of Racialicious) and it was interesting, to say the least. The author contends that, according to the Centers for Disease Control, black women account for 36.4 percent of all abortions done in 2006, but were only 8.5 percent of the national population. Yet, […]

>”Resolutions,” anyone?

>I’m not really big into New Year’s resolutions, but I do have a few things I would like to try to do in 2010: -stick to my vegetarian diet. -develop (and stick to) a good exercise/gym plan. -shop at more black-owned/operated businesses. -develop a consistent blogging schedule. -expand my intellectual self–meaning expanding my knowledge about […]

>Do you shift?

>I’m reading this book called Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America. Here’s a synopsis of the book from the website: Based on the African American Women’s Voices Project, Shifting reveals that a large number of African American women feel pressure to compromise their true selves as they navigate America’s racial and gender […]