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Why I Refuse To Keep Paying The Unacceptable Cost Of Being A Black Woman In America Today

As a Black woman, I don’t have the luxury of not caring what others think about me. Read...
Jacy Topps of Your Tango    |   05.6.19   |   SHARE
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Things need to change to increase Black breastfeeding rates.

Before You Tell Black Women To Breastfeed, Consider This

A clear medical bias and the stresses of new motherhood, often leaves Black women unsupported on their breastfeeding journeys. Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
Families
Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden off my shoulders. I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore.

Letting My Hair Go Natural Lifted A Huge Burden Off My Shoulders

Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden! I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore, which has made me feel less annoyed by it. Read...
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   05.30.18   |   SHARE
Screenshot from "Don't Touch My Hair" music video by Solange

An Ode To Solange In Honor Of Her Revolutionary Guggenheim Performance

This year, in collaboration with the Red Bull Music Academy, Solange re-invented the Guggenheim Museum and blessed us with “An Ode To.” Read...
Africa Jackson    |   06.5.17   |   SHARE
Culture
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Congratulations, Shea Moisture! You Played Yourself 

This week, a commercial produced by the hair-care brand Shea Moisture went viral for all the wrong reasons. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
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Tracey is allowed the space to make dumb mistakes. (Image: YouTube/ E4)

"Chewing Gum" Matters, And Here's Why

From the stunningly brilliant mind of Michaela Coel, Chewing Gum follows the cringe-worthy hijinks of Tracey — a spirited, sheltered young woman Read...
Shannon Miller    |   04.13.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Protesters last week in Baton Rouge. Image: Shannon Stapleton/REUTERS.

Protecting Our Children After The Wounds Of Racism Divide Us Even More

I find myself in this place again. I am numb. I feel empty. I almost have no words. In 2012, around the time of the birth of my son, I had a similar Read...
Nia Heard-Garris of The Conversation    |   07.21.16   |   SHARE
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Black women led all women in the nation in the number of business startups and in revenue growth. Image: WOCinTech Chat.

African-American Women Now Top The List Of Most-Educated Groups In The Country

A new study finds that African-American women achieve the highest outcomes of any demographic by race and gender. Statistics on black women Read...
Kali Holloway of AlterNet    |   06.9.16   |   SHARE
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