Dear Friend,

Happy Monday!  We're so glad you're here. 

BlackHer Shero of the Week

Our BlackHer Shero of the Week is Tiffany Dena Loftindirector of the NAACP Youth & College Division. Prior to joining the NAACP, Loftin served as president of the United States Student Association, where she launched campaigns on student loan debt and fought for the expansion of financial aid for low-income students and students of color.

Fun fact: She’s also one of the youngest people to ever be appointed a Presidential advisor!

Check her out!

When We Fight, We Win!

The NAACP hosted their 110th annual convention a few weeks back and we just had to share this recap of the event.

"When we fight, we win!

Watch it.

#BlackHer2020: Affordable Rental Housing

In our #BlackHer2020 series, we're identifying some key policy priorities for Black women to take to the candidates.

This week, Dominique takes aim again at the crisis of affordable housing in the US, with a focus on paying rent. 

"56% of Black households pay more than 30% of their income on rent, too often our families are being left out in the cold...So, how do we tackle rental housing affordability?"

Learn more.

Changing the Rules of the Game or Why We Started BlackHer

Many thanks to Reena Krishnan for this profile about why Angela and I started BlackHer. 

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Need More Inspiration?

Meet Khalia Collier, owner and general manager of The Surge, the women's professional basketball team in St. Louis, Missouri!

"My responsibility as a woman is to create more opportunities for women that look like me not just providing a platform for professional athletes but leadership and front office positions. Once the door is open it is my responsibility to leave it open for all of the incredible women willing and prepared to work hard to achieve their dreams."

Check her out! 

Many thanks to Shoppe Black for this awesome profile.

In love and solidarity,

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