This blog houses all of Christine Michel Carter’s articles for other publications. From #blackgirlmagic to breastfeeding, Christine Michel Carter has covered it for major publications- including Forbes, TIME, Harper’s BAZAAR, Parents, Health, and Women’s Health. If you’re looking for a transparent writer who combines inherent knowledge with insights, email Christine directly.
Executive producer of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’, Tonya Lewis Lee, is passionate about Black women’s health. The film and TV producer, author, entrepreneur, wife, and mother of two is also an advocate for women and infant health. In 2018, Lee created Movita to help women gain a baseline of good nutrition and practice positive choices that
Considering all the tasks a working mother has to do inside and out of the home, it may not be surprising that according to new survey of mothers commissioned by H&R Block, 42% of them feel overwhelmed during tax season. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2019/03/05/more-than-40-of-working-moms-feel-overwhelmed-during-tax-season/#300479964cfe
This Women’s History Month, in light of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, and the current political climate, expect femvertising to be at an all-time high. But for 14 years, one company has advocated for female empowerment year-round. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2019/03/04/how-one-3-9-billion-company-is-encouraging-workplace-diversity-and-millennial-entrepreneurship/#786e3b9c1fb0
We’ve committed so strongly to teaching girls they’re equal to boys, that we’ve forgotten to extend the message to boys themselves in a healthy, inclusive way.
“We need to speak the uncomfortable truth that women—and especially black women—are too often not listened to or taken seriously by the health care system, and therefore they are denied the dignity that they deserve.” A huge thank you to all the women who contributed to this very important Parents piece on black mothers,