black women

Olympic Sisterhood The Summer games in Rio were chock full of Black Girl Magic, led by a group of incredibly talented and dynamic female gold medalists like Simone Biles, Simone Manuel and Michelle Carter. They showed up, showed out and showed the world what Black women can do. But that wasn’t even the best part […]

While Shonda Rhimes has put the world on notice that Black women can run successful TV franchises, women in television’s executive suite ranks have been few and far between with Black women fewer and farther between than anyone else. Channing Dungey’s appointment to the head of ABC Networks is one of the glass-ceiling breaking kind […]

It's nice to know that the "Daily Show" host appreciates the strength of the sistas'.

Celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble’s resume is pretty stellar –  Beyoncè, Sanaa Lathan, Kerry Washington, Mary J. Blige and an All-Star cast of celebrities have all sat in her chair. On top of that, Kimble, who’s owned her own Los Angeles salon since 2000, has starred on the WEtv reality series “L.A. Hair” for four seasons. […]

The late Mayme Agnew Clayton was a librarian and historian who founded the Western States Black Research and Education Center, which bills itself as the largest collection of African-American historical items in the world. Dr. Agnew’s collection, which was amassed over four decades, is housed in the Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum in Culver […]

The report highlights the progress that has been made in regards to creating opportunities for women and girls of color.

A new study has found that the life expectancy of Black women are longer than everyone else’s. According to the CDC, While the life expectancies are lower for White men, women and Black men, Black and Hispanic women are maintaining the average at 78 years. The Albuquerque Journal said that these results might be surprising […]

Promising studies out of Africa show that this new tool could be a game changer by 2018, but will it reach us here in the States?

NEW YORK – The sisters of Queen Sugar look like the women you already know. Rutina Wesley, who plays Nova Bordelon, looks like a pretty Barbie in person, all fine features, slim figure and gorgeous skin. Dawn Lyen Gardner who plays Charley Bordelon West, is lighter-skinned with broader features. They are dressed much like their characters would be […]

It’s crucial to find joy and light in all this darkness.