oakland in the black

Racial justice groups bailed out hundreds of black moms for Mother’s Day

  • Racial justice activists have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to bail out black moms just in time for Mother’s Day, Mother Jones reported Friday.
  • The National Black Mamas Bail Out Day has collected over $550,000 and is using it to bail out mothers who could not otherwise afford to see their families. 
  • According to Mother Jones, $25,000 has been set aside for women in several cities, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, New York City, Oakland and 13 others. Read more. (5/13/17, 6:59)