#FreeChrystulKizer

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KWYN TOWNSEND RILEY What You Need to Know: Chrystul Kizer is awaiting charges for allegedly killing her sex trafficker when she was 17.  Randall P Vollar II, who had been arrested previously on sexual trafficking charges, was shot in...

Black Women Making Political History

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY BLACK WOMEN'S PAC TX What You Need to Know: 2021 has been a great year for Black women in political office. At the federal level, we elected our first Black female Vice President Kamala Harris. In the last decade, more than 17 Black women...

Barbados Says ‘Cheerio’ to Queen Elizabeth ll

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KWYN TOWNSEND RILEY What You Need to Know: After nearly 400 years, Barbados has its own independence. The Caribbean Nation cut its ties with Queen Elizabeth ll as of November 30, 2021. The celebration of the republic’s separation from the...