Culture

January 3, 2019

Black women caught in the crossfire of Minneapolis gun violence

Ayolanda Evans heard a rush of loud, sharp pops cut across her north Minneapolis neighborhood a few weeks ago. It was 8 a.m. on a Saturday. […]
January 3, 2019

The Year That Was: A Love Letter to Black Women

Dear beautiful black Queens, By any measure, 2018 was undeniably your year. Despite everything you face in this country—from the perilous minefield of race and gender that you […]
January 2, 2019

HOW WHITE WOMEN BENEFITED FROM ‘STANDING ON THE BACKS OF WOMEN OF COLOR’

An article in Slate takes an unflinching look at how white women have benefited in the workplace from the sweat of black and brown women. In Rethinking Work-Life Balance […]
December 29, 2018

Does Tommy Hate African-American Women?

Sierra was excited when her video about hair weaves went viral. Tommy saw the video and started bashing Sierra on his radio show. Will Tommy apologize […]
December 29, 2018

In wake of Baltimore woman’s slaying, Carmelites, others stress value of black women

Every night, the Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore gather together in their monastery to watch the news — the BBC before dinner and one of the national networks afterward. […]
December 27, 2018

100 Black Women of Omaha inducts Offutt AFB Airman

1st Lt. Valyn Beasley, 55th Medical Group practice manager healthcare administrator, poses for a photo Dec. 19, 2018, at the Ehrling Bergquist Clinic, Bellevue, Neb.. Beasley […]
December 27, 2018

In handing down furs, black women continue a rich tradition

On the rare occasions that Veletta Bell wraps herself in the full-length, dark brown, female mink fur coat gifted to her by her oldest aunt, she […]
December 27, 2018

Boss Women Going into 2019 – Courtney Adeleye

Before the year ends, we have to highlight a few boss women who made 2018 an unforgettable year, for everyday people who needed a helping hand. […]
December 24, 2018

The Legendary Madam C. J. Walker’s Mansion To Become Incubator For Black Women

“The Dennis family wants to make sure that Madam Walker’s legacy continues not only through the hair care products but also through this beautiful home that […]