Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi are Caucasian women who have made a name for themselves in the male-dominated political arena, but the po...

by Denise J. Hart (@ MotivationMama ) Vulnerability is not your enemy. This statement is certainly antithetical to what most people beli...

A while back, I read an article on Huffington Post about sugar daddy/sugar baby relationships and it was quite interesting and very eye-op...

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has honored several influential African-American Women with various awards. These women...

The deadly game of gender body image comparison wreaks havoc on our social, emotional and psychological health.  When coupled with sadisti...

I am my parents’ youngest child and only daughter. In normal instances, my role is very coveted. I am spoiled rotten, get away with anythin...

According to a study conducted by the Center for Disease Control African American Women are 3.2 times more likely to die from pregnancy a...

In 1997 “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” debuted with Brandy Norwood as the main protagonist, Cinderella. In 2009 “The Princess and ...

by Nana Brantuo “Is that a man or a woman?” “She looks like a man.” “Are you a man or woman?” I’ve heard these questions countless ti...

 by Jemarion Jones ( @TheRealJcarol ) This blog is supposed to be about lessons, right? Well, an extremely important lesson is finally s...

I grew up all over the world. My father, a military aeronautical engineer and my mother, a cosmetologist, traveled from continent to contin...

by Chelsa Brown A few weeks ago a video posted on WorldHipHopStar.com of a father beating his daughters with a cable cord, whom he alle...

by M. Lavora Perry On a recent sunny day, as I walked down the street with my gorgeous 17 year-old daughter, a man in a car called out &...

Vogue Netherlands published an editorial that features white models with their faces painted black. At this point, magazines and photograp...

by Denise J. Hart (@ MotivationMama ) Typically creativity is associated with traditional careers like visual artist, singer, actor, arc...

by Mia Jackson At the opening of this documentary “Venus and Serena” Chris Rock tells us that the sisters are black. He goes further and...

Just last week I found out that Oprah is now 59. I sat there with my mouth agape. This news next to a photograph that swore to my eyes sh...

by Veronica Hilbring (@ Veronicolumn ) This isn’t another blog post about trying to dissect Rihanna. Hell, I’m older than her and I don’...

The great Ruby Dee has always been one of those ageless actresses whose presence, on and off the screen, never seems to disappoint or waver...

I have to say I was surprised when Reebok announced their decision to drop Rick Ross's endorsement deal. Corporations usually sweep...

Originally posted at Allied Thought by La Truly (@ AshleyLaTruly ) There was such uproar this past week surrounding Black men and thei...

by Denise J. Hart (@ MotivationMama ) You would think that happiness would be a celebrated state of being, however, it's been my expe...

Growing up in my community there was never much talk of anyone adopting a child that they were not already related to or knew through some...

By Veronica Hilbring (@ Veronicolumn ) With every new reality show comes a new opportunity for a cast member to cash in on their newfoun...

The sun blares through the blinds of an unfamiliar room. It takes a few blinks for you to put together the pieces of your night. The dishe...

It's time to reconsider the necessity and usefulness of those who call themselves our allies. I say "our" with an assumption...

Each Thursday—well, when Shonda Rhimes and the crew decide against punitive three-week breaks—millions of viewers tune in to ABC for the p...

Womanist theology emerged in the late twentieth century as a resounding voice giving African American women theologians a new sense of free...

In March, 300 African-American Women traveled to the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. to advocate for policies and pr...

“This my sh*t, bow down b*tches.” If you were hiding under a rock a few weeks back you might have thought that edgy pop star Rihanna rele...

I forgive you because I have learned the true value of loving me more than hating someone else. Forgiveness is an act of self love. ~ Minds...

It happens to the best of us. Sometimes we see it coming, and sometimes it comes out of absolutely nowhere. My recent job loss was the la...

This post is sponsored by digitalundivided digitalundivided , a social enterprise created to bring more black women into tech, is holdin...

Condola Rashad, daughter of Phylicia Rashad, will star in David Leveaux’s Broadway production of Shakespear’s “Romeo & Juliet” as Juli...

White folks are absolutely enthralled by black women's hair. They can't stop talking about it. Yesterday, fashion journalist Sim...

 In the May issue of British Vogue, Beyoncé calls herself a modern-day feminist .

By Marissa Jackson, Esq. Visiting Scholar, West African Research Center (CROA) I hate the Harlem Shake. The meme is amusing, and the ex...

The Ashanti nation goes down in history as one of the fiercest African nations to resist European colonialism. Second only to the famed Zu...

By Brandi Green (@ b_mariegreen ) You’re out with a friend and you unexpectently run into a mutual friend, and you notice that she has g...

Soul songstress Jill Scott graces the cover of the May issue of Ebony magazine. Jill looks spectacular and her son Jett couldn't be mo...

By Staci Gorden I witnessed her do it again. Serena Williams defeated her opponent 6-0 in the third set, winning the Sony Open Tennis To...

For a country that puts so much emphasis on the values of individual freedom and self-determination, we sure have a funny way of showing i...

By Monifa Bandele There is a deadline looming of great concern to Black parents of school-aged children. Last month the United States De...

I BECAME A GIRL I remember the day I was not allowed to hang-out with “the boys” anymore. We were all set to head out into the woods behin...

By Veronica Hilbring (@ Veronicolumn ) I’ve had many best friends in my life. But there’s nothing really like your first best friend. Ov...

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