by Courtney Boyd For as long as I can remember I’ve been suicidal, paranoid and unnervingly anxious. There are moments in my life where ...

He says, “I’m sick of her always trying to boss me around with all that endless nagging. I’m not her son. I’m her man!” She says, “I’m tire...

“If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.” ~ Audre Lorde T and I hav...

That is what one study suggests. I was recently sent an article by a friend published on Psychology Today about black women being invisib...

A follow-up to Dungy's debut collection What to Eat, What to Drink , What to Leave for Poison , her second book Suck on the Marrow con...

It’s that time of year. It’s also time for holiday parties, office gathers and fun times to be had. During this time of year, you may feel ...

The Hyde Amendment was “designed to deprive poor and minority women of the constitutional right to choose abortion” – Justice Thurgood Marsh...

ForHarriet.com is launching the My Sister’s Keeper Project in order to spread the word about the necessity of mental healthcare in our com...

"Remembering Mine” will discuss poetry books, individual poems, and anthologies featuring poetry by women of African descent. It’s ext...

Raising children is one of the most important things a person can do. They have the ability to mold another human being into the person the...

Dear For Harriet Family, If you follow me on Twitter , you've seen that I am exceedingly candid about my continued journey to mental ...

By Arielle Loren It is rare that a film invades my imagination to the point of insomnia. After seeing Tanya Hamilton’s Night Catches Us ...

As a reformed Debt Diva, I have had my share of collection calls, notices to disconnect andplenty sleepless nights all in the name of looki...

We scoured all corners of the web to find compelling content, on all topics, created by Black women. Here are this week’s must reads. Wha...

The night started off like so many others. A group of twenty-something year old black people sat lounging in a living room, accepting the ...

This AIDS-related post may look like a commercial for Tyler Perry's new movie , For Colored Girls (Who Have Considered Suicide When th...

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