MNJSales, a Black-owned bonnet and durag company that has gone viral for their non-slip bonnet videos, says protective caps that fall off don’t have to be your reality.
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Beyoncé said “a diva is a female version of a hustler” and that’s just what people call Kenya Martin, The Abortion Diva. She takes every opportunity to share her abortion story and encourages others to do the same.
Georgia trans activist Cazembe Murphy Jackson talks about his abortion as a trans man.
The National Park Service recently awarded $9.7 million in grants to 21 preservation projects at 19 HBCUs like North Carolina A&T State University, Mississippi Industrial College and Selma University.
O.N.E The Duo, a Black mother and daughter country and Americana music group formed last year after Prana Supreme Diggs, the daughter of Wu-Tang Clan’s producer RZA, and Tekitha Washington the Wu-Tang’s female vocalist, convinced her mother that they should make music together.
The South has a front-row seat to the consequences of climate change, but it also has brilliant minds offering answers.
Over the past year, Reckon staff have written about some of the South's most interesting, inspirational, and brilliant Black people. Here's a little sprinkling of the best.
Sharing a Juneteenth meal is a tradition for many Black family dinners. Black community staple dishes like collard greens and black-eyed peas have a legacy of commemorating the holiday.
The Debt Collective, a debt-elimination advocacy group, and their Rolling Jubilee Fund partnered to cancel $1.7 million in student debt for former Bennett College students, a private women's HBCU in Greensboro, North Carolina.