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Body Scanners at Airports Single Out Black Women for Hairstyles: Report

It’s 2019, yet Black women who choose to wear natural hairstyles face an additional layer of discrimination at airports. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) uses $150,000 “active millimeter wave radio technology” body-scanning machines from L3 Technologies, which has no Black women on its executive leadership team. Apparently, the technology is prone to false alarms for hairstyles…

Historic Chicago Mayoral Race is Between Two Black Women

Historic Chicago Mayoral Race is Between Two Black Women

Two Black women, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, are set to make history in Chicago, regarding America’s third-largest city’s mayoral election. In the Chicago’s 182-year history, a Black woman has never held the highest political position in the urban metropolis. After this coming Tuesday, that will no longer be a…