In communities reeling from gun violence, Black women caregivers do work that is often underpaid, undervalued, and hidden from public view.
The film and its cast earned many awards and nominations, but perhaps Girls Trip’s largest reward is the sheer number of television shows centering Black womanhood and friendship that’ve been green-lit since.
“As women of color, life continuously gives us lemons.”
“Anything that doesn’t celebrate a black woman is only a distraction.”
Photographer Zakkiyyah Najeebah highlights black women’s presence at this year’s Pitchfork festival.
Although black women were Hillary Clinton’s strongest block of support, in Chicago they expressed mixed feelings at the polls.
Both stem from male entitlement and toxic masculinity.