by Chaka V. Reid “Broken little girls become wounded women,” said Iyanla Vanzant on her hit show “Iyanla Fix My Life” on the OWN network...

Today we can all be thankful that Marissa Alexander was released from jail on bond last night at around 10:30 PM. Alexander, whose bond wa...

The HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix are less likely to benefit Black women according to a new study published last month by the Duke Un...

At 16, my mother gifted me my own car. My steel grey colored Nissan Sentra drove me into the freedom I'd always desired. I cruised the ...

When women, especially young women, stand up for themselves or a cause we believe in, and that cause does not align with the immediate inte...

by Lyndsey Ellis Last week, a young woman from Kansas City, Missouri made national headlines after changing her first name from Keisha to...

by Kriste Peoples My friend Ron has the tiniest dimple. It’s just down and off to the right of her smile. Her smile is radiant, like flick...

by Hailey Mayo ( The Collegian ) Two Fresno State University students, Nadia Lewis and Jamila Ahmed, were the first African-American w...

by Tiya Miles (Huffington Post)  With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I cannot help but dwell on who might be coming to dinner. Last...

by Sikivu Hutchinson When reality TV fixture Omarosa Manigault claimed on the Bethenny Frankel show that white women could “walk around” ...

by Tyler Young “It’s different for you and I. I’m an African-American woman. You get to walk around and be mediocre and you still get r...

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