black girls

As national and local community leaders, we are considering how we both protect and build on the progress we have made to expand opportunity for our communities over the past eight years, and enlist all corners of our community to tackle the persistent challenges we still face.

The event, which happened last month, was aimed at empowering our youth to read and see themselves as heroes.

In what has become known as "The Talk," which parents give Black boys about police encounters, I also teach my daughter to respect authority, but that she should never allow her rights to be violated.

On this episode, Dr. Yashima discusses the importance of mentoring African American girls with the founder of A Bigger Picture, Inc., Chanel Evans. Also joining the conversation – Rohey Mbenga, teacher sponsor from EL Haynes Public Charter School, and program participants Jasmine Kelly, Anika Khan, and Maya Gray.

It's the first out of 430 registered caucuses that will focus solely on the issues that we as African-American women face.

The benefits of exercise with regards to weight loss does not affect Black girls in the way that it does their White counterparts, according to research published…