With U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates Spiking, Groundswell Fund Announces $500,000 for Birth Justice for Women of Color, Low-Income Women, and Transgender People


New Video Highlights the Need for Culturally Competent Birthing Services Led by Women of Color and Transgender People Today, Groundswell’s Birth Justice Fund, the only fund in the country dedicated to making midwifery and doula care and training accessible to women Read more

The Rose Hosts 4th Annual Ensemble Theatre Fundraiser to Decrease High Breast Cancer Death Rate of African American Women

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On Sunday, October 8, 2017, The Rose bought “out the house” at the Ensemble Theater in Midtown Houston for an afternoon of entertainment, refreshments and great door prizes, plus a chance to impact the lives of African American women. The Reception started Read more

Black Girls Unscripted Accepts Invitation From Google

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Black Girls UnscriptedTM(http://www.blackgirlsunscripted.org) has accepted an invitation by GoogleTM(http://www.Google.com) to participate in a campaign to share images from its Google Cultural Institute at g.co/blackhistory. Black Girls Unscripted will join Google to make this library of images accessible to their expansive Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Colletta Orr


  How long have you been a breast and ovarian cancer research scientist? What sparked your interest in it? I have been a cancer research scientist for 13 yrs. I started working with breast cancer specifically in 2002, and I Read more

Glam Tips: Know Your Worth and Accessorize as Such

By: Tamisa Hunter, CEO of JNiche Accessorizing Do’s Do choose accessories that will enhance your outfit. Do find accessories that will successfully benefit a variety of wardrobes to stretch your budget and items available to you. Do strive to wear Read more