It started with my mom, Buddy, and later my Aunt Nettie…the two most influential women in my early life. Decades later, I still depend on women to make my life better. That’s immediately evident should you drop by the Red Velvet Cake Studio or our Reach Media offices, where 80 percent of the people who […]

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International Women's Day: It's time for liberals and progressives to acknowledge that White feminists have been complicit in the oppression of Black women.

In honor of International Women’s Day, Tom Joyner Morning Show co-host Sybil Wilkes takes a minute to honor three remarkable women, Mary McLeod Bethune, Indira Gandhi and Gloria Steinem, who impacted the world through their passion and leadership. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

There are days I’d like to take off being a Black woman. It’s those days when I want to forget that I sometimes wake up and check my phone just to see what I need to be mad about that day. There are days when the steady flow of information about Black women – unattractive, […]

Sunday, March 8 was International Women’s Day and while many gathered to march for the rights of women, the movement made its way to social…

All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Happy International Women’s Day!…

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Former First Lady and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with First Lady Michelle Obama honored 10 other women from around the world Tuesday with the International Women of Courage Awards, which are awarded by the State Department. Marking International Women’s Day, Clinton welcomed 8 honorees to the State Department, including Roze Otunbayeva, the […]


In many countries, International Women’s Day is an occasion to honor and praise women for their accomplishments. The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2012 is Empower Women – End Hunger and Poverty. International Women’s Day started in only one country before it went global… The first National Women’s Day was observed on February 28, […]