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Four decades after the ban on first-trimester abortions was declared unconstitutional in Roe v. Wade, women's reproductive rights activists find themselves before the Supreme Court for another battle in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.

According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.

For its 18th annual “Most Powerful Women” list, Fortune Magazine showcased a few women of color among the 51 selected. Two Georgians, however, stood out…

  Tia D. Olds, MD, is a radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology, a practice in The US Oncology Network, in Albany, NY. She…

Tracy Wilson Mourning, wife of NBA hall of famer Alonzo Mourning, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about her mentoring program Honey Shine Inc. Honey Shine’s…

We all know breast cancer is a struggle for women diagnosed, especially Black women. But a lot of us don’t know the real effects. A…

We have a crisis in our country when a white police officer who is sworn to protect and serve his community is charged with boldly…

According to “clinical psychologist” Dr. Breedlove, Black men need White women. He tells “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” Black men are happier when they have…

Two days after seeing “12 Years a Slave,” scenes from the movie still play over and over in my mind. I’m not entirely sure that…

African-American women in their mid-50s and 60s are developing physical disabilities faster and earlier on than other senior citizens, according to new research. Researchers at Western Reserve University in Ohio looked for a link between race, ethnicity and gender and health disparities among African-Americans, whites and Mexican-Americans. Black women reported signs of decreased strength, mobility, […]

The department of health in Massachusetts has announced that HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women in the state. It was also found that more than half of all AIDS cases there consist of black women specifically — most of whom became infected by their intimate partners. Dr. Bela Bashar, a clinical […]