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Healing the mother wound: The power of facing generational trauma

By STACHE’ SMITH Mother's Day is right around the corner, and while many are planning brunches, buying flowers and writing heartfelt cards, some feel a...

Six Sigma Racial Equity Institute helps Black women upskill, close pay gap 

In this one-on-one with the Indianapolis Recorder, Joy E. Mason, CEO of Optimist Business Solutions, shares the inspiration for creating the Six Sigma Racial...

Will Indiana pass the Crown Act?

Legislation to prevent race-based hair discrimination — also known as the CROWN Act — was recently introduced in the state of Indiana. The bill...

City-County Council honors Recorder Women’s Auxiliary

The City-County Council recognized the Recorder Women’s Auxiliary during its April 1 meeting. The women-led community organization was honored with a special resolution, which was...

Uterine cancer rates on the rise, with Black women affected the most

Uterine cancer is one of the only cancers with mortality rates that have increased in the last four decades, surpassing ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.

Breaking barriers with elegance: Meet the ‘Sweet 16’ president leading the charge at the National Coalition of 100 Black Women

Tenise Cornelius is the newly elected resident of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Indianapolis Chapter. Standing tall on their mission, the National...

IRT to honor life and legacy of Civil Rights activist in upcoming play

“Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer” took the stage at the Indiana Repertory Theatre beginning Jan. 9. Written by African American playwright...

New plan to address disproportionate impact of domestic violence on Black women

By ABRIANA HERRON - WFYI A local nonprofit unveiled a plan to reduce the number of domestic violence cases for Black women in Indianapolis. The Domestic...

‘What’s wrong with me?’ Undiagnosed ADHD in Black girls

The 2021 study also found that Black girls frequently go undiagnosed with ADHD due to misinterpretation of their symptoms.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Killing the ‘Strong Black Woman’

Breast cancer is responsible for killing Black women at a higher rate than it does other races. But why? For far too long, Black women...
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