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Y-WE Youth Speak on BLM

At Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) we center the voices of young people, especially BIPOC youth. We are honored and inspired by the young people who have chosen to share their …

"Black Body Beauty" - a poem by Nikai Mackie

Black Body Beauty This black body is sacred This black body is kind, soft This black body is made of cocoa butter, sweet hibiscus, and lavender leavesThis black body is the closest …

How to Celebrate Pride in 2020

June is Pride Month. This commemorates the famous Stonewall Riots of June 1969, when thousands of New Yorkers joined together to make their voices heard and spearhead the gay rights …

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is taking place on Friday, June 19th! Here are some helpful facts if you are curious about what this day means. Sign the petition to make this a national holiday! …
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