Remembering Korryn Gaines, 1 Year Later

Today, Brown Girls Out Loud is kicking off our Milk and Motherhood series. In the coming days and weeks, we will celebrate life and love but before we do, we will honor Korryn Gaines and acknowledge the mother she was not permitted to be. In her death, let's remember that her life was revolutionary and [...]

Milk and Motherhood

The month of August has been coined National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in the United States. The month is kicked off with World Breastfeeding Week, named by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action(WABA). The last has is known as Black Breastfeeding Week, celebrating Black nursing parents and bringing attention to health and access to resource disparities [...]

For Philando, Nabra and Charleena

Friday afternoon, a verdict of "not guilty" was announced. Officer Jeronimo Yanez walked out of Minneapolis courthouse a free man on Friday, 11 short months after murdering Philando Castile. Phil (as he was known) was killed in a traffic stop when his fiancée, Diamond, was pulled over. Yanez approached the vehicle. Phil disclosed that he [...]