black girls

As national and local community leaders, we are considering how we both protect and build on the progress we have made to expand opportunity for our communities over the past eight years, and enlist all corners of our community to tackle the persistent challenges we still face.

In what has become known as "The Talk," which parents give Black boys about police encounters, I also teach my daughter to respect authority, but that she should never allow her rights to be violated.

According to author Monique Morris, Black girls make up 16 percent of American school students, but account for over 33 percent of school arrests.

Willow Smith presented a more mature look with her parents Will and Jada Pinkett Smith at Black Girls Rock! over the weekend. Willow showed love and support…

Black female students are facing two huge institutional challenges as racism and sexism converge in a way that mean stiffer punishments for them. A new…