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Ingrid Sturgis

Web consultant Ingrid Sturgis is an educator and innovator with extensive experience as a content creator, editor and writer in print, broadcast and on Internet. She has exceptional knowledge of Web technologies and social networking and has developed multimedia content and curriculum for world-class interactive experiences. Sturgis is currently on faculty at Howard University as an assistant professor/new media in the Department of Journalism. She began working in interactive media in 1985 as a member of the New York Time’s videotext project. She has worked online since 2001, most recently as a Web strategist for heartandsoul.com, where she moved...

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Gina Toole Saunders

Gina Toole Saunders is a contributing designer to FierceforBlackWomen.com. Gina is a freelance graphic designer in the Washington, D.C., metro area where she lives with her husband, dog and her “ultimate design” — her 7-year-old son. Gina supervises the design of 18 publications for Studio Gannett, the premium publishing division of Gannett Inc. She also worked at AARP for 12 years as the lead Art Director for AARP’s bilingual magazine, AARP VIVA, and previously on AARP The Magazine and My Generation magazine in New York. She also held positions at BET’s Savoy and BET Weekend magazines. Some of Gina’s clients include Hyde Park...

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Errin Haines Whack

Errin Haines Whack has reported on culture and politics for more than a decade. Best known for her work covering civil rights iconsincluding Ambassador Andrew Young, the Rev. Joseph Lowery, Congressman John Lewis and the heirs of Martin Luther King, Jr., she has also worked as a state government reporter for the Associated Press and the Washington Post. Previously, Errin also worked for the Orlando Sentinel, the Los Angeles Times and the Atlanta Daily World. Some of Errin’s most recent work can be seen atNBCBLK, POLITICO Magazine, and TIME.com. She also recently reported on the Michael Brown case and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., as an on-the-ground...

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It’s a Fact! Our Healthy Habits Are Paying Off!

The largest study ever to examine the health of black women reports that we are learning to take much better care of ourselves. The Black Women’s Health Study (BWHS) is the first in history to gather information about how many illnesses affect black women. By looking at everything from lupus, hypertension, and diabetes to premature birth, uterine fibroids, breast cancer, our dietary and exercise habits, the BWHS is designed to help us understand how best to protect and preserve our health. For Fierce, BWHS researchers gathered the latest good news about what we are doing to stay well. Click the graphic to enlarge it and take a closer look at our great...

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Saving Our Children

Stacey Patton pro-vides a powerful, heart-breaking look at the link with white supremacy and why it's time to stop hitting our children, for their sake and the future of black families. Click here to read.

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