The War On Poverty Has Been Fought By Black Women For Centuries: A Brief Historical Context

The war on poverty has been fought by Black women in the United States for centuries, beginning with their resistance to the wholesale exploitation of their physical and reproductive labor as slaves. At the start of the twentieth century, pervasive, overt racial and gender discrimination barred Black women from most jobs, denied them equal education,Continue reading “The War On Poverty Has Been Fought By Black Women For Centuries: A Brief Historical Context”