From calls for better healthcare access and outcomes to personal pleas for police reform, Black women have long been at the forefront, driving change.

The past few months have shined a light on issues that Black women have been speaking out about for ages and as the nation battles dual pandemics — COVID-19 and systematic racism — The Sacramento OBSERVER introduces a special series, “Sistahs on the Frontlines,” acknowledging and highlighting the work that Black women are doing as “essential workers” on the frontlines, furthering the causes of the community.

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Betty Williams

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Jamilia Land

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 Alana Mathews

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Leia Schenk

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By Genoa Barrow | OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer

The Sacramento OBSERVER introduces a special series, “Sistahs on the Frontlines,” acknowledging and highlighting the work that Black women are doing as “essential workers” on the frontlines, furthering the causes of the community. READ MORE