In this episode Diana talks about the Power of Black Moms with Monifa Bandele, a mom, community leader, activist and Senior Vice President of Healthy Kids & Maternal Justice Programs at MomsRising.
They discuss Monifa’s path to her activist work, the power of black moms and the maternal justice and school-to-prison pipeline work she heads over at MomsRising.
Monifa drops a lot of truth on the contributions black women and mothers have made to improving the conditions of women and families in this country as they have always been at the center of social movements. Monifa also shares how she has included her daughters in her activist work and what they do as a family.
She also has excellent advice on what she thinks parents should do NOW to help improve parenting in this country… HEAD OVER AND LISTEN!
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Make sure to follow Monifa on Twitter and MomsRising (@momsrising) on all social media, and check out their campaigns and information on how you can get involved to make a difference!
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Black women make just 61 cents for every $1 paid to their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts. We’re long overdue for #BlackWomensEqualPayDay! Based on today’s wage gap, Black women would lose $946,120 over the course of a 40-year career compared to white, non-Hispanic men. Time to make things right with #BlackWomensEqualPay
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