‘We don’t get the same protection’: Black women shoot, learn gun safety at range

Tamyka Brown was perfecting her shot. Her target sheet, riddled with bullet holes, showed she knows what she’s doing. When asked about her time on the gun range, Brown responded with a smile. “Great. It went great,” she said. “Like, I want to go again, but I think I’ma pass and come back next Thursday.” … More ‘We don’t get the same protection’: Black women shoot, learn gun safety at range

The Hidden Visible: Women Of Color In Kansas City

One out of five Americans is a woman of color. So, why are their perspectives often overlooked, even in conversations about race and gender? KCUR’s Michelle Tyrene Johnson hosts an unfiltered, wide-ranging discussion about life in Kansas City for women of color. Check out the full show Guests: Diane Burkholder Celia Ruiz Calderon Kori Carew … More The Hidden Visible: Women Of Color In Kansas City

Nike Sees Executive Departures In Harassment Reckoning

At least 11 Nike executives have left the company this year over complaints of an uncomfortable workplace that discriminates against women. The first to go was Nike’s president, Trevor Edwards. The announcement came in mid-March that the company’s No. 2 is retiring in August after more than 25 years. Edwards had been considered a favorite … More Nike Sees Executive Departures In Harassment Reckoning

Organizers of 2nd St. Louis Women’s March try to address diversity concerns

The first National Women’s March was held in Washington, D.C., one year ago. That’s when thousands of pink pussyhat-clad people filled streets in the nation’s capital and cities across the country to rally for the rights of women. But some observers strongly believed that women of color, trans women and women of different abilities, and the issues … More Organizers of 2nd St. Louis Women’s March try to address diversity concerns