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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

Lingering Trauma in Brazil: Police Violence Against Black Women

Black women disproportionately experience the trauma of police aggression in Brazil. Understanding how requires complicating and expanding our definitions of state violence. On March 16, 2014, […]
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 […]
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 22, 2018

How Women Used Christmas to Fight Slavery | History

In 1834, men and women—African American and white—of William Lloyd Garrison’s newly formed Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society saw Christmas as an opportunity to expose a republic that […]
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

4 Black Women Get Real About Living With Hyperpigmentation

Imagine leaving your house in 90-degree weather wearing long sleeves and pants; or waking up before everyone at a sleepover to put on layers of makeup, […]
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 16, 2018

The 12 Best Side Hustles For Making Extra Cash

1. Look after cute animals. Petsitting means getting paid to cuddle furry manifestations of everything that is good in the world. Ask around to see if family friends […]

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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 […]
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

Lingering Trauma in Brazil: Police Violence Against Black Women

Black women disproportionately experience the trauma of police aggression in Brazil. Understanding how requires complicating and expanding our definitions of state violence. On March 16, 2014, […]