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'Historic' Numbers of Black Women Running for Office in Alabama

‘Historic’ Numbers of Black Women Running for Office in Alabama

Will the Democratic Party give Black women the support they deserve?

Gun Violence Against Black Women and Girls Ignored, Says 11-Year-Old Naomi Wadler

Gun Violence Against Black Women and Girls Ignored, Says 11-Year-Old Naomi Wadler

“I am here today to acknowledge and represent the African American girls whose stories don’t make the front page of every national newspaper,” Wadler said to a crowd of 800,000 protesters.

Serena Williams Pulls Out of Australian Open

Serena’s Comeback her Greatest Challenge, Says Coach

"She knows that coming back might take some time, but her level of expectation is high as always," said Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Taye Diggs Says It's Black Women's Fault He's Hesitant to Date White Women

Taye Diggs Says It’s Black Women’s Fault He’s Now Hesitant to Date White Women

Diggs claims Black women have traumatized him for his dating choices. “I don’t know if I can mess with a white girl now,” he said.

Black Women Boycotting 'Black Panther' Is Just a Rumor

Black Women Boycotting ‘Black Panther’ Is Just a Rumor

A bogus Instagram account encouraging Black women to avoid the film because actor Michael B. Jordan’s alleged girlfriend is not Black is causing a stir.

Serena Williams Pulls Out of Australian Open

Serena Williams Pulls Out of Australian Open

Williams said that while she is close to regaining full fitness after giving birth to her first child in September, she is not fully ready to defend her title.

Black Entrepreneur Buys Essence to 'Return Ownership by the People It Serves'

Black Entrepreneur Buys Essence to ‘Return Ownership by the People It Serves’

SheaMoisture founder Richelieu Dennis acquires the media brand from Time Inc.

News Anchor's 'Clap Back' When Called the N-Word Is Phenomenal

News Anchor’s ‘Clap Back’ When Called the N-Word Is Phenomenal

“You think it’s okay to call this journalist a n***er. I don’t,” is only part of Sharon Reed’s amazing on-air reply.

April Ryan Snubbed By White House for Christmas Party

It's the first time in 20 years that the veteran Black journalist has not received an invitation.

‘Afro Queen’ Miss Jamaica’s Natural Hair Celebrated

Amid Miss Universe contestants with straight, blown-out hairstyles, Black women on social media admired Davina Bennett’s Afro.

Trump Supporter Threatens to Kill Rep. Maxine Waters, Faces Felony Charge

Anthony Scott Lloyd said he was angered by Waters' criticism of the president.

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

“There is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against Black women’s complexion, hair style and texture,” Nyong’o wrote.

J&J's Wanda Bryant Hope to Women of Color in Pharma: You Can Be Everyday Heroes

J&J’s Wanda Bryant Hope to Women of Color in Pharma: You Can Be Everyday Heroes

“We are the people that can actually shift healthcare disparities," said Hope, chief diversity officer.

Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says ‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’

Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says ‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’

“The controversy is coming from people who aren’t too happy about the way I look on television,” Demetria Obilor said.

Trump Administration’s ‘Attack on Black Women’ Evident, Says Congresswoman

The Trump Administration Continues to Disrespect Black Women

"We are sick and tired of women being undermined, being dismissed — Black women in particular,” Rep. Maxine Waters said.

Banana Republic Manager Who Told Black Employee to Remove Braids Fired

Banana Republic Manager Who Told Black Employee to Remove Braids Fired

After being told her hairstyle is too urban, Destiny Thompkins took to Facebook to expose “blatant racism and discrimination.”

Racist Dove Ad Depicts Women of Color as Unclean

Racist Dove Ad Depicts Women of Color as Unclean

The company said it “missed the mark” with an ad that shows a Black woman who turns herself white with Dove soap.

Nielsen Releases Study: African-American Women: Our Science, Her Magic

Black Girl Magic to Propel Black Spending Power Toward $1.5 Trillion by 2021: Nielsen Report

The report offers data and insights to Black women’s ability to drive product categories and shift culture.

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Askew will assume the highest position of the cadet chain of command.

Serena Williams Tells Black Women to ‘Be Fearless’ on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Serena Williams Tells Black Women to ‘Be Fearless’ on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

“I am trying to figure out how I can move the needle forward and open doors for everyone, no matter the color of their skin.”

Black Women's Equal Pay Day Highlights Wage Gap

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Highlights Wage Gap

Social media will be abuzz July 31 to discuss the issue of pay disparities for Black women, and solutions.

From ‘Fresh Prince’ Star to Black History Advocate, Karyn Parsons is Making a Difference

The actress talked with DiversityInc about her organization’s mission of educating children on historic Black figures.

Beyoncé’s Pic of New Born Twins Causes a Stir on Social Media

Beyoncé’s Pic of Newborn Twins Causes a Stir on Social Media

A photo posted by the global superstar dominated the Internet, again.

Dark Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Linked To Breast Cancer

Dark Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Linked To Breast Cancer

The study was the first to find a significant increase in breast cancer risk among Black women who used dark shades of hair dye and white women who used chemical relaxers.