Twin sisters Maya and Deanna Cook were getting their #BlackGirlMagic on when they were given two weeks detention, kicked off their sports teams, and banned from prom — all because they were wearing braids.
Planned Parenthood provides reproductive services and other health care to 2.5 million people every year.
In their newest issue, Essence Magazine is celebrating the sistas of the resistance—and it’s seriously amazing! https://www.instagram.com/p/BS84lqsAa1G/?taken-by=essence&hl=en Rocking “Stay Woke” tee-shirts, this is one powerful array of women: writer/producer Shonda Rhimes, MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid, Women’s March co-chairs Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez. In addition, our favorite political commentator Angela Rye, Circle of Mothers […]
John Ridley says that he wrote in a South Asian love interest in his 1970s Black power show because of his own interracial marriage.
Despite all the talk about prevention and warning signs, more Black young women under 50 are suffering from heart attacks at greater numbers than ever before.
Black women aren’t stuck in the roles of yesteryear. Over time, they’ve graced screens – both big and small – playing versatile, relatable, and touching roles that help inspire #BlackGirlMagic all over the world.
The report highlights the progress that has been made in regards to creating opportunities for women and girls of color.
Nate Parker's film The Birth Of A Nation hit theaters last weekend and the box office numbers were less than great.
Twitter has been educating people regarding all the fabulous things that women of color have achieved, been the “first” to do and more! From famous individuals to the woman that is quietly making strides in your local neighborhood, we picked a few of our favorites. Check out these historical facts about the accomplishments of our […]