by C. Imani Williams There’s no one more skilled at the art of clapping back than Black women. The ability to check a person who came a...

by Candace Simpson As a high school student, I remember sitting in a packed sanctuary where politicians, scholars, and clergy shared re...

by Brianna Cox Patricia Arquette roused many feelings after she spoke about women’s equality at the Academy Awards last Sunday. But her ...

by Janice Gates About 6 years ago, and after losing 45 pounds, I made a commitment to only choose organic and non-processed foods. I re...

by Courtney Taylor In light of rumors about Jessica Williams taking Jon Stewart’s place on The Daily Show and MSNBC’s cancellation o...

by Candice Benbow I was looking forward to the premiere of Preachers of Detroit . After watching pastors argue over honorariums and babie...

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for help or information about the whereabouts of 17-year-old Miesha Overton , who was las...

by Altheria Gaston When I awakened Tuesday morning and watched that morning’s news show, my mouth dropped when I heard the story. I as...

by Inda Lauryn When Kesenia Boom wrote “ Sh*t White Feminists Say to Black Feminists (And How to Counter Them) ,” she recognized the way...

by Jenn M. Jackson The common fallacy about misogyny is that it is reserved for men. Many people believe that one can’t be a woman and ...

by Casey Bruce The fact remains, LGBTQ and women of color are not included in feminism. I watched the 87th Academy Awards with the und...

by Brittany Dawson I was crowned the title “awkward Black girl” in the seventh grade. Other than my parent’s collection, I didn’t perso...

by Kesiena Boom It’s a well-documented fact that shared oppression does not always foster a supportive and united front. Black women are ...

by Kinsey Clarke “And when he get on, he’ll leave you’re a** for a white girl.” —Kanye West, “Golddigger” Mr. Kanye West has never sp...

Melany Joyce Alexander, 31, is accused of beating her daughter, then sending her to middle school wearing a T-shirt that said, in handwritt...

by C. Imani Williams Black women are phenomenal. We are the most resilient beings on the planet. We combat the numerous “-isms” thrown ...

The U.S. Postal Service will release a "forever" stamp honoring writer Maya Angelou, the agency announced Monday. Angelou, best k...

The lawsuit brought against PepsiCo and the Quaker Oats Company by D.W. Hunter and Larnell Evans, Jr. has been dismissed in a Chicago court...

by Krislyn Domingue   Body positivity emerged as a pushback against limiting, normative Eurocentric beauty and body standards. The movem...

by Amber Dorsey In January, I received an invitation to a GALentine’s party from a Facebook friend from high school. When I first got the...

by Moiyattu Banya My black identity is bound up in my culture and my experiences; the consciousness-raising that I experience as a femini...

by Tracey Michae’l " Yes, baby. Man might be the head of the Body but us women are the neck. Without us, the head wouldn't know...

by by Khanya Mtshali As a woman hailing from a continent that is so often looked down upon, it is rare that I find an article or anything...

Going natural is a rewarding journey but one that requires discipline, patience, and a conscious effort to do what’s best for your cur...

by Mewe Okoh Dominating a conversation isn’t natural for me. Instead, I listen. I enjoy listening – the inflections, the animation, the...

An Arizona State University police officer quit after a video of him slamming a professor to the ground for jaywalking went viral and drew...

by Bee Quammie As we celebrate what’s left of Black History Month and look forward to Women’s History Month, it’s important to remember ...

by Sierra Boone For as long as I can remember, I’ve been getting braids and twists and everything in between done to my hair. In my toddl...

by Hilary Christian Domestic violence is, unfortunately, all too prevalent in our society. From NFL players to singers to our own family ...

by by Demetria Giles North West, nicknamed Nori, was alongside her mother and father, Kim Kardashian-West and Kanye West, during two hig...

Veteran actress Aunjanue Ellis gives an extraordinary performance as Aminata Diallo in the BET/CBC production Book of Negroes.  The Missis...

by Veronica Agard From the margin to the center, from the streets to our homes, the personal is always political. But how deep does tha...

by Raisa Habersham What’s not to love about Cookie Lyon, the hood matriarch at the center of FOX’s hit show, Empire? Played by Taraji ...

Victoria Rowell, 'The Young and the Restless' actress who played Drucilla Winters on the soap opera, is suing the show's produc...

by  C. Imani Williams We all need a source of strength and hope to make it through life. Almost all organized religions center around a...

Kenya Harris, who was an expecting mother in 2011, has filed a suit against the Albany Police Department in Georgia, alleging that a physic...

by Kinsey Clarke I wear my hair in its natural state. It is full, glorious, and the embodiment of my character. My hair is full of kinks...

A lesbian couple from Salem County are locked in a custody battle over their son after a sperm donor sued them for parenting time.

Either you have date plans for this Saturday or you plan to spend the holiday solo. If it's the latter, don't worry; regardless of ...

by Dee Rene In 2005, I was a student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill when a student named Jillian Bandes wrote the foll...

by Diana Veiga Family legend is as follows: In the early 1900's my maternal great-great grandmother, Amanda, left Alabama with her ...

Photo: Ann Chapman "Art is not only central, it is crucial." Dr. Cheryl Clarke shared with me these words on the importance o...

by Altheria Gaston The recent measles outbreak that is purported to have started at Disneyland in December 2014 and has affected at lea...

by Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn This year, we’re claiming Friday, February 13th is “Hug a Sista Day.” While it’s not an officially rec...

Trina Whitehead, center, in a family photo with her youngest child, Zuri. An 11-year-old girl charged in the beating of a 2-month-old...

by Amber Dorsey Women of color are literally the personification of the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Since our ancest...

by Candace Simpson Disclaimer: I have long identified as a Black Feminist and a Womanist. These are two separate schools of thought. In...

by Yirssi On February 11, 2012, the world responded with deep sadness as media outlets reported beloved singer and entertainer Whitney H...

by Brittany Dawson Azealia Banks recently argued in an exclusive interview on Sirius XM’s OUTQ radio, a channel centered on exploring t...

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