In “Janet Jackson: Beyond the Velvet Rope” in Variety by Andrew Barker it was revealed that Janet Jackson is now a billion dollar perform...

by Ellen Usher I do the same thing every Father’s Day. I wake up. I thank God for my grandfather. I reflect and think about the many time...

by Jordan Hamilton Whether we want to admit or not we have all gone through our significant others phone at least once. That sudden urge t...

  Here's a question I'd like to see in a GCSE maths exam: in a climate where only one in 13 (7.7%) university professors are from ...

by Evan Seymour of Moi Naturale Fewer teens are deciding to become moms. A report released by the CDC on Thursday details the substantial...

In September 1963, white supremacists bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The blast killed four girls: Addie Mae...

by Denise J. Hart Does that say become a butterfly? Well, yes it does. Everyone knows that before a butterfly becomes itself, it gets to...

In a new study by Kaiser Permanente, published in Neurology, it was discovered that Multiple Sclerosis is more common in African-American ...

by Evan Seymour No excuses. These two words from President Obama’s 30-minute commencement address at Morehouse College have gotten so ...

“Nappy,” “kinky,” and “coarse” are some of the terms used to describe the tightly-coiled texture of three-fourths of the indigenous African...

Source: Elixher.com In celebration of the diverse and poetic voices of Black women, we have compiled a list of five candid poems that emph...

Earlier this week, Mignon Clyburn became the first African-American  woman to head the Federal Communications Commission. Although, Clybur...

by Nika of Faces of Black Fashion Many of us are intentional about various areas in our lives. We have a goal, and we strive for it by ...

Now, that we've recovered from our Scandal hangovers ( Dad???!!!!! ), let's talk about new television foolywang that has left me v...

by Evan Seymour It is nothing out of the ordinary for superstar entertainer Beyonce to grace the cover of a magazine, but rarely do thes...

reposted with permission from Strong Families Blog By Bianca Campbell The South is often seen as a threat to the rights of our chosen ...

by Denise J. Hart Mindset Mojo - preoccupation with perfectionism is the pathway to experience shame, while embracing process is a full ...

by Evan Seymour Let me start off by saying this – I absolutely adore Zoe Saldana. She’s one of the hottest stars in Hollywood and sistah...

by Keidra Chaney I realized a couple of weeks ago that between Revenge, Scandal, and Nashville, ABC single-handedly brought new life to th...

originally posted at Faces of Black Fashion I come from a legacy of small women, but I did not always accept and embrace that legacy. It...

by Evan Seymour NEW ORLEANS --This year, Mother’s Day in New Orleans served as a brutal reminder of the violence that plagues this city, a...

I recently spent an afternoon on YouTube watching pop and r&b music videos from the 80s. I shooped and snaked along with two of my fav...

Young adults across the country are ending their college years and beginning a new phase. The transition from student to bill-paying grown ...

When Alice Walker speaks, we listen. The Pulitzer Prize winning author offered her thoughts on the renewed hunt for Assata Shakur. In a bri...

by Denise Hart Everything you want to achieve, everything you desire to be or do, depends entirely on you. You are always your point of ...

by Brandi M. Green (@ b_mariegreen ) Two years ago, I sent my mother a mother’s day gift after years of sending her a card out of obliga...

by Evan Seymour Brittney Griner is a beast. Yes, I called a woman a beast. As a fellow black female, I feel I am at liberty to do so. Th...

A Response from ‘The Ignant Intellectual’ Dear Mister Cee, I won’t pretend to ‘feel where you’re coming from’. I won’t pretend to ‘get i...

by Evan Seymour According to a Pentagon study released Tuesday, a staggering 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last...

by Veronica Hilbring (@ Veronicolumn ) I’ve worked in various corporate environments since I finished college in 2007. Each of the exper...

By Eris Zion Venia Dyson Dear Mr. Charles Ramsey, First and foremost thank you. Thank you for being an up-stander versus a bystander. ...

Last week, PepsiCo dropped Lil Wayne's endorsement deal after the family of Emmett Till expressed outrage over lyrics in a Lil Wayne s...

Last week a federal judge ordered that the emergency contraception pill Plan B should be available over-the-counter to young women as youn...

by Evan Seymour After three decades of exile in Cuba, 65-year-old Assata Shakur is once again a wanted woman in the United States. In...

Jamaica Kincaid is one of the preeminent literary voices of our time. That's why her work is featured on our list of 100 Books by Black...

Building a successful blog takes passion and dedication. The process doesn't happen overnight, and often great blogs undergo many tran...

Liz A.’s poetic piece, “For Brown Daughters Who Are Not Our Own” comes from the most heartfelt of places with nothing but loving intent,...

by Evan Seymour Saturday mornings are for sipping coffee and scouring my favorite websites. Randomly, I decided to Google the name of my ...

We're on an ongoing quest to spread the brilliance of Black women. That's why we suggest you read these books and watch these vid...

I am writing out of anger, fear, caution and concern for your sense of being. Right now you may be to young to understand but I’ve seen yo...

Black women of the world. We really are something aren’t we? A force, really. Constantly being stomped to the ground only for us to rise u...

by Denise J. Hart (@ MotivationMama ) "You can set your mind free, you just have to believe it." The other day, in response t...

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