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A black woman creates an app aimed to curb employment discrimination.

Taraji P. Henson is dominating on the small screen and burning up the pages of Essence Magazine all at once. Covering the magazine’s November 2015…

Is Lauryn Hill closer that anyone imagined to dropping a new album? Her producer says yes. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is easily one of…

Nicki Minaj has been on a non-stop grind for the past few years and now she’ll soon have yet another notch to add to her…

PERFECTION #SerenaHive pic.twitter.com/tnsvIkwrfB — GritsWitSuga (@ImSo_ThickWitIt) July 11, 2015 Tennis great Serena Williams just nabbed her 21st grand slam with yet another victory at Wimbledon…

Tensions have just about reached their peak surrounding the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse in light of the recent Emmanuel…

Last month, Paulette Brown became the first black woman elected to lead the American Bar Association, the nation’s foremost legal group. The ABA has near 400,000 members…

“Jet” magazine launched in 1951 and has since become one of the most enduring magazines reflecting the Black experience. Today, it experiences a rebirth with…

University of Pennsylvania Senior Joshua Bennett has something to say all to the black women out there. He loves you. And so should other black men. In his poem, “10 Things I Want to Say to Black Women”, Bennett describes a black woman’s worth and the importance of black men in their lives. Bennett is […]

Attention sistas, today I came across an example of one of the reasons why some people in our society refuse to take Black women seriously in any capacity. The disclaimer to this is that in a non judgmental world, it would not matter how you behave, what clothes you wore, how you spoke. People would […]

Earlier this year the Insight Center for Community Economic Development published a study which found that the median wealth of single black women is $100 compared to that of single white women at $41,000. Don’t be fooled by thinking the disparity is caused by just a difference in income. Income and wealth are not the […]