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Deesha Dyer, founder, Black Girl 44 scholarship Photo Credit: Deesha Dyer For many young people interested in a career in politics, unpaid internships are a typical first step. But that’s a privilege not everyone can afford. The lack of pay associated with political internships can be an impossible barrier for some students. This is especially …

A seemingly innocent tracking app on *Rose’s phone was the secret weapon her abuser used to keep her in a constant state of fear. Key points: Rose was constantly monitored by her ex-partner but now has a watch that can contact a monitoring company in case of an emergency Abuse facilitated by technology is mostly perpetrated by men …

DETROIT – The only Black Woman to hold the CEO position of a Fortune 500 company at this current time has ties to Detroit. Many Detroiters are familiar with Rosalind “Roz” Brewer. She was born and raised in Detroit and graduated from Cass Technical High School. She worked her way up the corporate ladder in …

A 28-year-old man is facing felony charges after sexually assaulting two people last week on the Near North Side. Ian Edgerle was arrested Thursday after he was identified as the person who broke into a home and sexually assaulted two females April 4 in the 1100 block of North Wells Street, Chicago police said. Edgerle …

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This week is “Black Maternal Health Week” which is a week dedicated to new and expectant mothers. READ MORE: Local Providers Committed To Distributing Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Despite Reports Of Shortages Today, dozens of women gathered on the North Shore for a photoshoot with the goal of …

SAN ANTONIO — Arizona Wildcats women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes said Saturday that she has nothing to apologize for after she used a middle finger and an expletive in a postgame huddle with her team in the joyous moments following a 69-59 win over UConn in the Final Four. The moment, caught on ESPN cameras, …

In November 2019, which now seems like an aeon ago, I wrote about an interesting correlation I had stumbled across. It was that the authors of the most insightful critiques of digital technology as deployed by the tech companies were women. I listed 20 of them and added that I made no claims for the …

Two No. 1 seeds fell Friday night in the 2021 women’s Final Four. Now two Pac-12 teams are headed to Sunday’s national championship game. Behind a smothering defense and 26 points from senior point guard Aari McDonald, third-seeded Arizona upset No. 1 seed UConn 69-59 as the Huskies lost in the national semifinals for the …

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina)- The Asheville Police Department says they are asking for help locating Mahogheny Donnielle Fair The Asheville Police Department says that fair was charged with first-degree burglary and has open warrants from a previous incident involving misdemeanor assault and two counts of pretrial release violations.  According to the Asheville Police Department, Fair …

7:00 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. SAN ANTONIO — Their regular-season showdown in January was canceled because of a COVID-19 issue, but women’s basketball titans UConn and …