black women

The mainstream war on black women’s psyches is not over. Monday, a new salvo was fired by a prominent blogger on PsychologyToday.com. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/life_style/style_beauty_life_style/28543/1‘

I recently came across an article on Essence.com that discusses how women in the African American community view themselves. As a black woman, what interests you? What do you want? What would you like to see changed? These are some of the questions Essence.com asked its readers and partnered with a market research company to […]

Dating expert, advice columnist and author Deborrah Cooper blasts traditional Black churches and charges that they are the root cause for the high numbers of single Black women in the U.S. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/life_style/home_family_life_style/20256  

(From Essence.com/by Tia Williams) We don’t know if it’s our Prince obsession or the fact that purple looks so stunning on brown skin, but lately, we’ve been spotting a slew of celebs rocking purple eyeshadow. And we’re not just talking straightforward Barney purple, either — the shadows run the gorgeous gamut from pale lavender to […]

From Essence.com: Is 35 really the new 25? For some women over 35 looking to have children, this just might be the case. Let’s imagine we know a highly educated woman in her late 30’s who is thinking of having children. But unlike days of old our girl is not looking at a wedding ring […]

From TheDailyBeast.com: Black Entertainment Television, which Sheila Crump Johnson and her husband Bob started three decades ago with $15,000 in seed money and a $500,000 investment from media mogul John Malone, made her one of wealthiest women in America. When Viacom bought them out in 2000, Sheila and Bob pocketed $1.3 billion—making them, pre-Oprah, the […]

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Mrs. King’s most prominent role may have been in the years after her husband’s 1968 assassination when […]

// Nigeria’s Acting President Goodluck Jonathan swore-in his new cabinet Tuesday, handing the powerful oil ministry to a woman for the first time and putting a Goldman Sachs banker in charge of finance. Jonathan sacked the entire cabinet on March 17 as he moved to assert his authority in the African oil giant after replacing ailing President […]

ABC News "Nightline" did a piece on why so many successful Black women are single, and if they need to lower their standards in regards to requirements for finding a mate. Some points raised during the show: