Across the web, Black women are producing incredible content on a wide range of topics. We've come across these 8 pieces by Black women...

by Faye McCray I have always been nervous about having a daughter.  I have two sons and when I was pregnant with each one, I breathed sho...

The other day, I was reflecting on experiences I’ve had at the intersections of dominant White culture and my identity as a Black woman. Gi...

by Janice Fuller-Roberts The enormous popularity of certain reality TV shows would have us believe that true friendship between African A...

by Dana L. Stringer Whenever an African American woman displays qualities synonymous with strength, she is characterized as a “strong Bl...

by Yirssi (@ Yirssi ) I live in a world that tries to police both my body and my sexuality. Different people, during different and unrela...

Uterine fibroid tumors are one of the leading causes of hysterectomies in African-American woman. Throughout the years, my doctor had diagn...

We're nearing the end of Women's History month, but we want to make sure that the learning about Black women's histories contin...

YouTube allows talented men and women who would otherwise go un/underrecognized to create their own platforms to share their work. Black wo...

by Rochelle Robinson It was the beginning of Women’s History month and I was looking forward to joining my housemate to see a film written ...

“Brown girl, you are lovely in every shade.” + Maza - Dohta If I ever wished to be anything other than a Black girl, those days end...

Dear Tyler Perry, I know you don’t know me but I am a huge fan of your work and your journey. I was first introduced to your work in the ...

My mother always told me with a hint of disappointment that my brother had hazel eyes when he was born, and then after a day, they changed ...

A judge has scheduled a Sept. 15 trial date in the case of a Detroit police officer charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of ...

Quite frequently do we discuss the challenges that Black boys face in the classroom, but a new study released by the U.S. Department of Edu...

by Krystalyn Azikiwe (@ CafeUzuri ) Two weeks removed from my return, I sit pondering the possibilities of my next trip abroad. I have of...

by Lyndsey Ellis I bought my first cassette tape when I was 9 years old. It was TLC’s debut album ‘ Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip ’. I rem...

If you're in the United States, today you'll see activist Dorothy Height represented in the Doodle at the top of your screen. Dr. H...

It’s likely you’ve seen Academy Award-winning actress,  Lupita Nyong’o in photos and followed by a sea of one-word comments that sum her up...

by Audrey Elisa Kerr My children are upstairs pretending to be dogs eating the carcass of their mother who has recently died. At first I ...

by dara mathis I have watched Shonda Rhimes’ drama series Grey’s Anatomy for nearly its entire nine-year run. When the show returned from...

Love Laz Alonzo & surprises? He's teaming up with Lexus for a special Tweet Chat about all things Lexus and the #Hybridlife from h...

by Rev. Dominique C. Atchison Like many people of African descent, the issue of skin color is a theme in my family narrative. My mother’s...

by Kendra Ross “In a culture of domination, we are taught to devalue care.” – bell hooks Last fall, I had the amazing opportunity to pa...

Tyler Perry's latest feature film "Single Mom's Club" took in $8.3 million at the box office this weekend though it was p...

Last Wednesday, James Cosby, 46, was arrested in connection with the murder of his daughter, Britney, and her girlfriend Crystal Jackson. ...

by Zakiya Brown of Jacki's Kitchen Lately I have found myself running across Danielle LaPorte's "Can you remember who you were...

by Janice Fuller-Roberts Recently, the news and the Internet have been abuzz with stories about Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and pop star B...

According to the latest reports from the Labor Department, Black women are fairing particularly well in the improving economy.

by Bee Quammie Intersections are a funny thing. When driving up to one, you hope that everyone meeting in the middle stops appropriately,...

by Veronica Hilbring What does it mean to Never say No? I recently attended a bridal shower where other married women offered advice to...

by Kathy Garland There have been many responses about my natural hair. The most common of which I have become accustomed to is the Africa...

Asked to identify the age of a young boy that committed a felony, participants in a study routinely overestimated the age of black children...

by Lachelle Watson Giving and receiving advice is an integral part of sisterhood. We bond through vent sessions, consoling one another af...

A new study shows that black women tend to have higher rates of high blood pressure than any other group. According to a new study out of...

by Audrey Elisa Kerr Last year, University of Virginia professor W. Bradford Wilcox -- Director of the National Marriage Project – did an...

Former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent revealed her sexuality in a blog post last month after her home state’s ban on recognizing out-of-state ga...

by Tikia Hamilton “You think about race too much,” a friend recently messaged me in response to one of my social media posts.  A Latina w...

by Tasasha Henderson For the past few months on twitter, my timeline was inundated with discussions about feminism; what it is and isn’t, ...

by Audrey Elisa Kerr The obnoxious behavior started before I was even hired. At my interview to become the second black, tenure-track f...

by Monique John I have spent the past year immersed in pornography. Hard nipples and gyrating flesh flashed at me under raining dollar bill...

by Charday Ward The 2014 Academy Awards was a night of victory not only for Lupita Nyong’o, John Ridley and the entire cast and productio...

Photo Credit: Deposit Photos by Demetria Jackson In February, my partner and I celebrated 9 years together. For those of you already ...

by Jenifer Daniels of The Friendraiser “You’re just mad that I am smarter than you.” I remarked to my parents. My mother laughs as she r...

Oprah and Jay Z may be BFF now, but there was a time when Oprah was not hesitant to express her distate for the misogyny in the genre. Whil...

by Lyndsey Ellis I had a friend in middle school who hated her skin. She was always poking at herself in the mirror, dying to be that cel...

The 2014 Forbes Billionaires list is out and there's a whole new line up of business women that have ranked highly.  42 of the 268 new...

by Bee Quammie When you need a shoulder to lean on, who do you turn to? A significant other? A best friend? A close family member? Have y...

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