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...Read More
Author: Yanick Rice Lamb
Posted by Yanick Rice Lamb | Nov 4, 2011 |
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...Read More
Sparing the Rod and
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.