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Ida Harris Ida Harris


Ida Harris is a current News Editor for Blavity. She is a native New Yorker, sowing seeds in Atlanta. She is savvy with standard English, but poetic with Black Vernacular. She's been known to f*ck up some Oxford commas. When she is not reciting Trap music quotables, she’s writing for The Root, Elle, USA TODAY, DAME magazine and MyBrownBaby. Follow her Twitter, Instagram, and Word2MUVA column.

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14 Black Photographers Vogue Ignored Over The Last 126 Years

As the 2018 Fall fashion season approaches, the major players of the fashion industry are on their mark. Designers, models, stylists, fashionistas, writers, magazines and photographers are getting ready and set to go full steam ahead, with collaboration and presentations of the trendsetting styles and style that will forever be en vogue. On the topic of trending and vogue, word on these...

Black Women Keep Getting Killed -- Are We Saying Her Name To A Deaf Room?

A brilliant man once said, “The most disrespected woman in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” July 2018 has given credence to the prolific Malcolm X statement which was given during a eulogy he gave in 1962. Sadly, he wasn’t lying then and still, what he...

DNC Chair Tom Perez Apologized For The Party Taking Black Voters 'For Granted'. Here Are 7 Things Dems Can Do With Their 'Sorry.'

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) hosted a lush fundraiser on July 20 at Atlanta’s fabulous Georgia Aquarium. The event was held to support Democratic hopeful Stacey Abrams’ gubernatorial campaign. Abrams, who is running in the state of Georgia, stands to become the first black female governor in the United States. Notable Democratic speakers were in the house,...