For years, I clung to wigs and weaves. But once I started to nurture my curls and coils, I gained a newfound confidence.
Hair often signifies a sense of pride, acceptance and femininity. When it's gone, it can bring a sense of shame.
At an event honoring Martin Luther King Jr., Dan Forest of North Carolina peddled the dangerous myth about the group's abortion services.
New research suggests we really must look at the potential impact of racism and implicit bias on women's outcomes.
Books from bell hooks and Audre Lorde — published more than three decades ago — arrived in Brazilian stores recently. But there’s more work to be done.
For the first time in history, Black women now hold five of the biggest beauty pageant titles.
Like Gabrielle Union, I change my hair often, and I don't owe anyone an explanation.
The comedian and Oscar-winning actress accused the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women.
Will I stay in Pittsburgh and be a pioneer for change, or will I leave to occupy spaces where I know my family will feel like they belong?
The mogul is opening the doors that the industry has tried to keep shut for Black Hollywood, but that doesn't absolve his work from critique.
The four Black women known as NASA's "hidden figures" during the Space Race will receive the highest civilian award for their contributions to space exploration.
The Latina actor has frequently found herself in hot water for statements she's made about the Black community.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring implicit bias training for health care providers serving pregnant people.
The magazine featured Cheslie Kryst, Kaliegh Garris and Nia Imani Franklin on its digital cover: "Welcome to the era where Black women reign supreme!”
Is there a reason why the majority of the women Joker interacts with on-screen happen to be Black?
Style & Beauty
An H&M ad campaign started a heated discussion about what's considered presentable when it comes to Black girls' hair.
"You should probably talk to the 53% of white women who voted for Trump instead of expecting black women to carry this water," author Roxane Gay wrote.
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The actress received the Icon Award at the annual event honoring Black women and girls.
Culture & Arts
In several recent sci-fi/fantasy films, Black women and girls are at the forefront as they try to defeat otherworldly obstacles.