Stories by Malena Amusa

Malena Amusa is the communications associate at the Oakland-based racial justice Applied Research Center/Colorlines Magazine in New York. More of her work appears at ARC's blog at Racewire.org. subscribe to Malena Amusa's feed

Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: Women's eNews

A state review of maternal mortality seeks to find out why. But some hospitals refuse to participate.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2007, Source: Women's eNews

By wearing weaves and wigs, black women can become the type of woman society doesn't otherwise expect them to be. But do these counter-identities lead to empowerment or self-loathing?