A documentary about Sharon Jones is up for Image Awards. It chronicles her cancer battle and pursuit of a music career.

The first film about Maya Angelou's life is up for Best Documentary at the Image Awards. It explores the many layers of her life.

A New York high school named for James Baldwin uses his work in its curriculum. It inspires the students' activism.

Incarcerated Black women face issues of labor exploitation, sexual victimization, overmedication, and assault on reproductive rights. The incarceration rate for Black women is more than twice that of White women—a racial disparity that has remained even as the overall rate of incarceration has declined. Incarcerated women face a host of human and civil rights concerns, including labor exploitation, sexual victimization, overmedication, and assault on reproductive rights.