Simone Askew

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Simone Askew, drawn to a career in the military at an early age, is now making history in the field as the first African-American woman to lead the U.S. Military Academy at West Point’s Corps of Cadets — the highest position in the cadet chain of command. [read more…]

Black Experience

Black Women Discriminated Against in Every Way: Report

Black women in the United States are hard workers, are leaders in entrepreneurship, excel academically and avidly participate in the political process, yet they are underpaid, are vulnerable to violence, suffer at a higher rate from major illnesses are and twice as likely as white women to be imprisoned. [read more…]