Shamecca Harris

Shamecca Harris

creative writer | activist

Shamecca Harris is a creative writer and activist with a diverse background in digital media & content strategy.

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'That’s Why You’ll Never Be President’: Shamecca Harris on Being Black & Female in America

"Because you were born black, you were born a woman, and you were born poor,” he finished. "That’s why you will never be president."

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The Missing Black Millennial: How TV Networks Are Ignoring Young Women Of Color

In spite of the incredible strides made by TV stars like Viola Davis, Kerry Washington & Taraji P. Henson, there is still a major absence of young Black women on our screens.

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Dear White People: Pro-Black Doesn't Mean Anti-White

As Blacks become more visible, Whites have become more vocal about their desire to maintain the racial status quo.

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#BlackGirlMagic: 17 Times Black Women Slayed 2015

It’s time to bid farewell to 2015 and while it may have been tumultuous, one thing is for sure: this was an EPIC year for Black women.

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Bill Cosby And The Unfortunate Reality of Rape Culture

it’s time for the world to admit it: Bill Cosby is no “Heathcliff Huxtable.”

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#BuyBlack: 8 Ways To Support Black-Owned Businesses This Holiday Season

As millions of Americans hit stores around the nation today, why not use your dollars to support Black-owned businesses?

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No Justice, No Profit: What's Behind The Black Friday Boycott

Why should there be profit where there is no peace?

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How Today's College Students Are Leading the Nation in a Racial Revolution

There's a change brewing on America's campuses. And Black students are at its forefront

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How To Fix Our ‘Black Girl Problem’ In Public Schools

Policymakers and education specialists came together this week to try to put an end to the excessive policing of our teens. Here's what you need to know.

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9 Facts You Probably Wouldn't Believe 50 Years Ago

As citizens of the 21st century, what has become commonplace in modern society is the result of continuous cultural changes in the way we live and think, inspired by leaders who were fundamentally ahe...

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The #AssaultAtSpringValley & The Policing Of Black Girls’ Emotions

How the trope of a "disruptive" angry Black girl has become so prevalent that its begun to threaten our very lives.

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The Largest Black Parade in America No One is Talking About

The Largest Black Parade in America No One is Talki...

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5 Americana Fashion Fails (And How To Get It Right)

5 Americana Fashion Fails (And How To Get It Right)...

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9 Female Villains With Cool, Calm Exteriors That Totally Creep Us Out

Brace yourself: These ladies are as mad as hell ... and as cold as ice.

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7 Black Heritage Sites That Aren't Museums

7 Black Heritage Sites That Aren't Museums