Photo Credit: Deposit Photos by Candace Simpson A few weeks ago, someone invited me to a panel discussion of eight men who promised to give...

Photo Credit: Deposit Photos by Diana Veiga As a 33 year old woman, I’m still learning about myself, womanhood, and how to live my best li...

Photo credit: Deposit Photos by Tamara Williams I remember being in 7th grade, and writing on the back of my folder all the things I w...

Photo credit: Deposit Photos by Carolyn Strong Black Girls Rock, Black Girls Run, Black Girl Nerds. It seems that in this society Black...

by Brittany Dawson Tiny Harris, former member of 90s R&B group Xscape, reality television star, and wife of Atlanta-based rapper T.I....

Christopher Polk—MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV by Tsebiyah Mishael Last week, the results of a “study” popped up online that concluded ...

by Kesiena Boom At the beginning of October, we published a list of 14 Incredible Web Series Created By and Featuring Black Women . Whil...

by Nneka M. Okona For Black women, talking about sex — let alone sexual and reproductive health — can be a slippery slope. Turn on the T...

by Kesiena Boom At 16 years old, there were lots of things I was blissfully unaware of, but really could have done better with knowing. ...

by Ariel Williams Beyoncé got it right when she proclaimed that girls ran the world. The last couple of years have proved that those are ...

Photo Credit: Pat Dollard by Gina Torres During a recent interview on a Philadelphia radio show, Charles Barkley expressed the foll...

by Michelle Jackson At 25 years old, I am halfway through my twenties. I have come a long way from my 20-year-old self, when I mostly spe...

by Michelle Jackson The highly anticipated and acclaimed film, “Dear White People,” had its national release this weekend. However, I was...

by Diana Veiga The other day, I went into a Black-owned neighborhood bar and restaurant to pick up some wings and fries. They were playin...

by Adrienne Wallace While there are a lot of people who advocate against racism, many people fail to address how it plays out in schools,...

by Aprill Hawkins To this day, there is nothing I love more than a good “The Cosby Show” marathon. I will cancel every plan I have to pos...

by Jenn M. Jackson “You think your piece of paper makes you better than me?”  This is the question I can’t seem to escape, no matter th...

by Camonghne Felix As a woman who spent most of her teen years becoming expertly familiar with the streets of New York City, I am no stra...

by Elise Viebeck The second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola appears to have beaten the virus while receiving care at Emory University H...

by Felecia Commodore for Noodle.com On September 29, NPR ran a story taking a look at sexual assault on Historically Black Colleges and ...

by Cherise Luter Full disclosure, I am a huge fan of Oprah Winfrey. Being that she is a billionaire, head of a media empire, beloved the ...

by Luchina Fisher for ABC News Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with lewd conduct stemming ...

by Tsebiyah Mishael October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I’m sure you’re seeing pink everywhere. Interestingly enough, even thoug...

by Terry Baker Mulligan for Salon One Saturday night in St. Louis about decade ago my younger son, then a teen, was driving around town w...

by Tracey Ricks Have you ever experienced unrequited love? The chances are that the strong emotions of unrequited love could have touche...

by Nika Campbell A few days ago, I celebrated by 30th birthday #30andfabulous. I am excitedly looking forward to the next phase in my lif...

by Deja L. Jones Growing up, sex was always a taboo subject in my family, particularly with my parents. I can remember the day my parents ...

by Stephanie Gates “These hoes ain’t loyal.” I wake up too many mornings with the hook playing in my head. Here’s the kicker: I hate this...

by Nneka M. Okona On a sunny Sunday afternoon, I met with yogi Faith Hunter, the face behind the brand Spiritually Fly, at The Diner in t...

by Diana Veiga for Clutch Magazine Earlier this week I wrote about Snoop Dogg and his “beef” with white female rapper Iggy Azalea. To quo...

by Anna Gibson Recently, an article appeared on Medium titled, “ It’s Finally Time To Stop Caring About Lauryn Hill .” In it, the author ...

Yesterday, Shonda Rhimes was on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter’s new issue. The caption underneath her read, “This is TV’s savior.” T...

by Erika Eichelberger for Mother Jones On Friday, Nigeria's government announced it had reached a deal with Boko Haram to release th...

by Brittany Dawson America, known for its supposed melting pot of diversity and the balanced scales of equality, struggles with White priv...

by Kesiena Boom  A new cross-university paper entitled “ Ethnic Variation in Gender-STEM Stereotypes and STEM Participation: An Inte...

by Dvora Meyers for Slate Last week in Nanning, China, Simone Biles won four world championship gold medals , locking down the team champ...

by  LaTierra Piphus Back in the spring of 2013, I was finishing up my final courses for the Bachelor’s degree I was pursuing at a local ...

by Courtney Carter for The Huffington Post "…and when he get on he'll leave your ass for a white girl." Let me start by s...

by Alice Faye Duncan I am my father’s child. The evidence goes beyond my odd shaped head, slant eyes, small lips and nasal voice. The ev...

by Nneka M. Okona In recent years the majority the GOP has held on the state of Georgia, and the South in general, has been loosening, an...

by Amanda Miller Littlejohn As a personal branding coach , I help people beef up their offensive strategy – to score points if you will ...

by Nneka M. Okona We’re all familiar with the cooking shows which have exploded within the recent years. Whether it’s Top Chef, Hell’s Ki...

by Rachel Cantave “Respete tet ou!” is what Haitian parents say to make their children act right. It translates to, “Respect yourself...

by Rebecca Klein for The Huffington Post A Detroit-area high school has suspended an honors student for the rest of the school year ove...

by Linda Goler Blount , Black Women's Health Imperative and Marcela Howell , Communications Consortium Media Center and Janette Flint...

by A'Lelia Bundles In 1838 when William Hendry of Greene County, Tennessee drew up his will, he included this passage: “It is my wi...

by Tracey Ricks I have been privy to many conversations with my sister friends over the years, and one of the most intimate of those con...

by Amina T. Mosley Iyanla, Before your show I never felt like just one of 34. I have always had a great and close relationship with ...

Last week, 26-year-old Pol Danilov stabbed an unnamed 79-year-old woman multiple times outside of a Chicago-area grocery story. Cook Count...

by Ashley Sakuma for MSNBC For a time, little more than a few inches of space separated a delicate line between peace and chaos. Protest...

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