As a woman in pursuit of freedom it’s also my responsibility to help other women become free. Knowing about about my reproductive health is...

When stress mounts for Stephanie Covington Armstrong, she catches herself before reaching for comfort food. Instead she chews over what'...

Recently I was talking with a guy I just met, and the issue of marriage was brought up. He expressed that he knows that he wants to be marr...

A small study examining the causes of maternal mortality in New York City Women reveals African American women are much more likely to die ...

Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes presented the story of Louis Allen , whose murder is being investigated under the FBI’s Cold Case Initiative. Fi...

Critically acclaimed documentarian Byron Hurt ( Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes ) has chosen soul food as the subject of his latest fil...

The comingling of patriarchy and white supremacy has produced a crop of blog posts and articles that devolved the " lonely black woman...

As promised, here is the second of three parts in our "30 Black Women Bloggers You Should Know" series. It's our attempt to h...

Recently, The Root published a great piece on the 30 Black Bloggers You Should Know . The list was filled with a number of talented men and...

I’ll always remember March 2008. It was the month when I made the choice to do the big chop. On that fateful day, my braiding stylist Roxan...

Spend enough time on Twitter and you'll begin to see patterns. There's a minority community on the social networking site, to which...

In this year's State of the Union Address, President Obama expressed a commitment to providing Americans with the resources and educati...

I know we are still in April, but I am super excited about May. In May I will be celebrating three years of being single and celibate! Thi...

Entrepreneurship is the new power move for Black women. The number of black women enrolling in business courses is steadily rising. Dise...

September 2010 was an awesome month for me. Wait! Let us back track. The entire year of 2010 was an awesome year for me. 2010 is the year t...

While tuning in to my favorite radio station a few days ago, I heard the song Back and Forth by the popular 80's group Cameo.  I immedi...

When people say unfounded blanketed statements like; Hip hop is dead or hip hop isn’t what it used to be, it baffles me. Assuming that the...

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