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This show is always a call to action! We're bringing women as well as men together, and having some honest conversation about Black sexual politics and changing what has been destructive. We're producing insight into the historical context and detailing the stories that expose abuse based on race, sex, gender, class and other intersecting oppressions in the lives of women (and men) in our communities.

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?I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.? – Harriet Tubman. In a year that has seen Black women sold out by Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Kevin Hart and A$AP Rocky via hateful lyrics... more

Tonight Black Women in Conversation will feature Antonia Vann, a Nationally Certified Domestic Violence Counselor and Chief Executive Officer and founder of Asha Family Services. There will be a special focus on the issue of marital... more

This week on Black Women in Conversation, the show that is always a positive call to action, we're discussing the complex controversy surrounding the Erykah Badu/Flaming Lips video. We're will be in conversation about the backlash she... more

Tonight, we're talking about rape culture, laying it out for you and discussing where we see rape culture take place. We're going to explore rape culture in the Black community and how it manifests as violence against Black women. We'll... more

Every case such as this one, involving a Black woman--and one who has identified herself as a survivor, witnessed by the American public and the media, represents a microcosm of the systematic miscarriage of justice and failure by... more

A CONVERSATION IS NEEDED! JOIN US, AS WE RESPOND TO WHAT IS BEING CALLED THE VENUS HOTTENTOT CAKE, THE BLACK FACE CAKE, THE RACIST CAKE, THE MISOGYNISTIC CAKE AND GIVE AND GET... more

April 11th, from 7-9pm, On the next ?Black Women in Conversation? radio program, Black Women's Blueprint will present and discuss the parallel effects of rape and war, in terms of PTSD, community/familial response, state response,... more

April 4th from 7-9pm, Black Women's Blueprint and live callers will discuss the legal definitions and historical experience of rape in the Black community in the U.S., why war can or cannot be used as an appropriate metaphor for rape and... more

"We are silent about black women as victims and survivors of sexual assault by black men. In African American communities rape narratives are not women's stories. They are men's stories. Rape is tied to the historical legacy of white... more

Rarely do we create the space to talk about the historical legacy as it specifically relates to Black women, to sisters being raped in community. Rarely do we talk about what rape is and what sexual assault is, and what sexual exploitation is,... more

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