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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 3, 2019

Number of businesses owned by black women has surged in recent years

SHAWNEE, Kan.  The number of businesses owned by black women in the U.S., as well as in Missouri and Kansas, has skyrocketed. A report from the […]
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

Many Black Women Don’t Want A “Good Man”

Many sisters remain in relationships with brothers that continuously complain about… Complain that they don’t protect, provide, respect, etc… So why do black women continuously entertain […]
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 29, 2018

Michelle Obama and Stacey Abrams, Models of Power for Black Women

ATLANTA — Sit down with groups of black women in Atlanta as this tumultuous political year draws to a close, and two names dominate the conversation: […]
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 […]