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 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

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 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 […]
December 22, 2018

‘Queen of Christmas’ shows off her collection of 1 million ornaments

She’s known as the “Queen of Christmas” and once you get a glimpse what’s in her collection, it’s easy to see why. Not only has 87-year-old Clara […]
December 21, 2018

Let’s make black women’s maternal mortality a priority in PA

“I kept saying: ‘Is she OK? Is she all right?’ Nobody said a word. I have never heard a room so silent in my life.” This […]
December 20, 2018

New Study Finds Black Women Face Alarming Amounts Of Harassment On Twitter

A new report by human rights researchers is shining a light on a problem many Black women know all too well: online harassment. According to a […]
December 15, 2018

Is Your Kid Addicted to Sweets?

A Realistic Approach to Sweets My daughter Molly was 18 months old the first time she tasted a piece of candy. We were at the hair […]