Women Talking About

Stacey Abrams made history. But is deeply conservative Georgia ready to elect a black woman governor?

Source: John Bazemore/Associated Press

“But here’s the thing: To claim our victory, to write that next chapter and live those best lives, we have a lot of work to do. We have to reach out to those who do not believe their voices matter. Who have been disappointed again and again by promises made and never kept.”

Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor, Georgia.Primary victory speech.  May 22, 2018.

Henrietta Lacks by Kadir Nelson

Henrietta Lacks “Mother of Modern Medicine” saved and continues to save and extend the lives of millions of people around the world. Ms. Lacks was honored with a portrait by Kadir Nelson to be displayed at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. May her name and legacy never be forgotten.