The reckoning on race in the field of economics began around years ago. To put that in perspective, white women had only recently been granted the right to vote , and, in , white people had burned Black Wall Street, in Tulsa, to the ground. Yet, in that same year, at the age of 23, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander achieved the unthinkable when she became the first Black woman in the U. Ever since the death of Trayvon Martin , the senseless deaths of Black people have launched mass protests concerning police brutality and the systemic racism that permeates every aspect of our society.
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A s Bloomberg Businessweek reports , every morning for almost 40 years, Jacqueline Fox sprinkled baby powder into her panties before she put them on. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, an internal company memo years ago acknowledged potential cancer links, but it simultaneously recommended more aggressive marketing to African American women. Her son wept openly at the verdict. Like pressing our hair and lotioning our legs, douching and deodorizing vaginas is something black women teach our daughters and sister-friends teach our friends. When we decide to do something with our bodies, well, we do it.