Assistant Editor, RH Reality Check
Regina Mahone is RH Reality Check’s assistant editor. Previously she was staff writer at Philanthropy News Digest, a publication of the Foundation Center, where she covered the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors and interviewed leaders on a variety of topics ranging from Black male achievement, to disaster relief, to online community building. Before that, she was a freelance writer in Southern California. She lives in Ridgewood, Queens.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Black Unwed Mothers: A Q&A With Tanya Fields of the BLK Projek
Fields drew attention during a recent live-streamed conversation between bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry, when she asked about the tearing down of Black unmarried mothers by other Black women. RH Reality Check spoke with her about being a woman of color leader, stereotypes placed on Black unmarried mothers, and more.
Feminism needs to center the experiences of all women of color in the movement. As a starting point, here are some suggestions from several smart women.
Ensler’s letter to Martin was not the right place to push an agenda about a campaign to end violence against women, especially without first acknowledging the fear many people are taught to feel about men of color—a fear that is just as present in the women’s movement as it is in each of the United States of America.