by Ashley Elizabeth “We younger Negro artists who create now intend to express our individual dark-skinned selves without fear or shame. ...

By Shahid Abdul-Karim, New Englad Register Of the 38 full-time New Haven Free Public Library employees, Diane Brown is the only profess...

by Bee Quammie "What was your biggest heartbreak?" When asked this question, my mind immediately defaults to romantic escapa...

Spelman College will have a new president this summer. The Board of Trustees announced Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell will take over the reins...

by Tiffanie Drayton Last year, I was asked to be featured in a documentary about catcalling. I had no idea that within moments of respond...

by Felice León By now you’ve heard of the fight involving seven teenage Black girls (six suspects and one victim) that took place in a Br...

by Candace Simpson I attended a conference in February that gathered pastors, seminarians, professors, and lay people. The yearly confere...

by Michelle Y. Talbert According to a report by the Center for American Progress , women of color “are a principal force behind one of th...

by Matt Pearce for the LA Times One of the Oklahoma fraternity members expelled earlier this month for leading a racist chant is expecte...

by Oni J. Blackstock, MD, MHS and Kimberleigh J. Smith, MPA In the same way that the birth control pill revolutionized women’s sexual he...

by Jade Perry It is no secret that moving to a new place can bring many challenges. You are starting over and finding new ways of living,...

by Malaika Jabali "It's frustrating that the movies I want to make I haven't been able to make… Orlando Bloom was given 15 o...

by Marissa Nelson As a relationship therapist in Washington, D.C. I work with the driven, successful people who pride themselves on t...

28-year-old Kay Hafford was shot in the back of the head during a morning road rage incident in Houston. According to ABC News , Hafford ...

b y Nancy Laws Non-profit organizations are what I like to call projects of passion, as they sometimes start with almost nothing, wi...

by Kimberly Foster Last week, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz announced the company's Race Together campaign to open a nat...

by Brittany Dawson Oklahoma’s flagship university is suffering from a self-inflicted media hailstorm after a racist video went viral  sho...

by Kenya Carlton Exceeding industry expectations with off-the-charts ratings, the television show Empire single-handedly saved Fox Net...

by Ariel C. Williams For the women who’ve been kidnapped, abused, or killed due to gender-based violence: We speak to honor you. Statis...

by Ogechi Emechebe Last week, the country was engaged in debate around a controversial incident that took place at the University of Ok...

by Altheria Gaston We’ve all seen them. We might even be them. Women who constantly post selfies on social media. Not only do they inc...

by Diana Veiga Like millions of other people out there, I have gotten hooked on Fox’s hit TV show Empire . I mean how could I not? It h...

by Nicole Moore for Huffington Post On the recent cable broadcast of Book Of Negroes when Aminata Diallo says to her former slave owner,...

by Kwanzaa Imani If you were on social media on or around Friday, March 6th, you probably saw the hashtag #BlackOutDay. Between Tumblr,...

by Juhanna Rogers There is something about turning 30 years old that thins the hair and increases stress levels. More and more women I kn...

Associated Press - A Phoenix woman who left her two young sons alone in a hot car during a job interview has pleaded guilty to felony child...

by Deaweh Benson My mirror is broken. Rather than purchasing a full-length mirror, I chose the more creative route and lined up four smal...

by Karen Crouse Serena Williams was conspicuously absent from the BNP Paribas Open for 13 years, so she could be forgiven for lingering i...

by Jordan Maney “What you’ve described to me, what I’ve observed from our time together, and what I believe in my professional opinion, i...

by Nneka M. Okona This has been a transformative and groundbreaking season for for Black women on TV, as they showed their brilliance a...

by C. Imani Williams Sometimes we have to make a quick choice. It can make the difference between exiting a hostile situation peacefully,...

by Brittany Dawson “The American Negro really is a part of this country, and on the day we face this fact, and not before that day, we w...

Chyemil Pierce, 30, was struck and killed by a stray bullet after a shootout broke out in front of her home in Oakland, CA, at around 4:4...

by Bee Quammie “Blackness is not a monolith.” This statement has served as a teachable moment for those who allow stereotypes to col...

by Inda Lauryn In 8th grade, I was part of a teen panel that traveled across the state promoting abstinence. If this group had any value, i...

by Anonymous I am getting married soon. My fiancé and I decided to write personalized vows instead of using the traditional ones. As I...

by Briana Perry A few weeks ago, I attended Take Root 2015 in Norman, Oklahoma, a conference designed to address reproductive justice iss...

At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from "Frozen," playing with Barbie d...

by Moiyattu Banya Recently major news sources reported that Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya's Queens of Africa Dolls, which have ...

by Nancy Laws I never expected to be the mother to three girls, and I have been told often how sorry people are for me, because it will ...

by Linda Poulson One year after the disappearance of a then-eight-year-old girl from a Washington, D.C. homeless shelter, supporters belie...

Jewel Allison is one of the lastest women to come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Bill Cosby. Like dozens of others, All...

by Saaraa Bailey There is perhaps no greater time to consider the intersectionality of blackness and womanhood, than the transition from...

Two men have been found guilty of murdering a 2-year-old girl. Raphael Hearn and Raymone Jackson were accused of killing the Inkster girl a...

Cuba will not cooperate in the extradition of Assata Shakur. A representative of the Cuban government, Gustavo Machin, told Yahoo news th...

An arrest has been made in the beating death of a transgender woman, according to the victim's mother. Delores Nettles told DNA Info ...

by Leah C.K. Lewis It is official: Cleveland’s descent into moral decay has been solidified with its proclamation that a twelve-year-old...

Charmayne Maxwell,  vocalist of the 90s R&B group Brownstone, was found dead last week.

by Juhanna Nicole Rogers Black women doctoral students who have children and are enrolled full-time often suffer in the dark while commit...

by Gina Loring It’s been almost fifty years since Muhammad Ali single-handedly shifted the public conversation surrounding the Vietnam Wa...

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