Phyllis Hyman had it all: a stunning voice, perfect figure, and supermodel beauty. She was, quite simply, one of the most incredible jazz m...

Unless you've sequestered yourself from the black blogosphere gossip (in which case, I envy you), you've heard that Alicia Keys is p...

Let me start off by saying that I am in no way a professional chef or cook. I have not had a single day of formal training in a...

I'm sure we all have a friend who started dating the cute guy in the cubicle next to her only to have it end in disaster. According t...

When you hear the phrase "pump and go", what's the first image that comes to mind? Most of you would probably answer "...

Shouldn’t this man be praised for getting the help that he obviously needed? Why is he being mocked and made the brunt of jokes? Was the sh...

Picture this, you are 25, finishing grad school, working well in corporate america as well as with your side business. You keep your weave ...

Songwriter/Singer The Dream recently sat down with Essence Magazine to talk about family life after the birth of his fourth child, Violet....

Lauryn Hill has been hailed as one of the greats of our generation. There's no doubt that pressure has been at least partially to blame...

As I say all the time, this isn’t a privilege that holds much weight outside of our community. It is gender based privilege that Black men ...

Bassey is a phenomenal spoken word artist who has been featured on HBO's Def Poetry Jam a number of times. She captivates and delight...

Hip Hop vixen Nicki Minaj quickly become one of the most talked about names in pop culture after several high profile feature spots. Nicki&...

Who Are We ForHarriet.com was created to be a forum for Black women of all ages to debate and discuss the challenges and triumphs of Black...

We are in a war with the media (and each other) for our image and worth and legacy. I choose to believe that far more of us are heroes tha...

“Though we are tried like silver in the fire, we come out as pure gold.” ~The Clark Sisters Despite all the negative noise in the media ...

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