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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. […]
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 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 […]
November 21, 2018

Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For Georgia

While Stacey Abrams did not win her bid to become Georgia’s governor in the legal sense, her historic campaign can claim a number of victories: She ignited a […]
November 17, 2018

‘It’s Past Time’: Rep. Barbara Lee on Black Women in Democratic Power

A record 102 women were elected to the House of Representatives this cycle — close to half of them women of color — and Democrats made massive gains, many […]
November 7, 2018

Police: Woman in viral rant against black women faces charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Authorities say a white woman whose racist rant against two black women having car trouble in an affluent area is facing charges of […]
November 6, 2018

Roshani reunites with mother 28 years after she was forced to give her up

Roshani Priddis was born into unimaginable poverty in Sri Lanka. When she was six weeks old her mother made the heartbreaking decision to give her up […]
November 6, 2018

US Midterms: Black voters could impact the midterm elections

When Barack Obama became the first black President of the United States,, he was elected with the help of the country’s African Americans who turned out […]