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Young, black females 'not being written for' in UK film and TV
25 Black Women Who Are Changing the World - Black Enterprise
Endia Beal is a North Carolina based artist and associate professor of art at Winston-Salem State University, whose work explores ideas of race, gender, and identity in the US. To illustrate the constant friction between their homes and professional lives , Beal asks the women to sit for formal portraits in their own living rooms, situated before a custom backdrop depicting a typical American office space. Here, Beal shares with BuzzFeed News her ideas behind the work and a selection of new portraits from the series. As a black, female photographer, I witnessed the underrepresentation of contemporary minority stories within fine art circles and photojournalism.
13 Young, Black Women Share What It's Like To Enter The Workforce
Black adolescent girls face special barriers related to both race and gender, which have immense effects on their health, achievement, and life outcomes. This is especially the case for low-income Black girls, who have added challenges associated with poverty. It is not that Black girls in affluent suburban communities do not experience similar problems with gender norms. Rather, it is that in higher income neighborhoods, the impacts of rigid feminine norms are buffered by more personal resources and social capital.
Much has been written about being the year of the woman. What we are is truth tellers, change agents, and troublemakers—in the best way. And advocating. Standing on the shoulders of a long line of resourceful and resilient black women.