Black Women

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?
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.
In several recent sci-fi/fantasy films, Black women and girls are at the forefront as they try to defeat otherworldly obstacles.
Black Women's Equal Pay Day is a reminder of the impact of race and gender on income inequality.
The star of the new HBO comedy talks her inspirations, hopes for the show, and why she's not trying to be the next Kevin Hart.
How many African Americans have had to face this scenario — and how many have not survived it?
The new HBO series starring Robin Thede is the next frontier of comedy.
With lyrics like, "Melanin too dark to throw her shade," people on social media are celebrating the song's recognition of the beauty in dark-skinned complexions.
Former first lady Michelle Obama wore her natural curls at the 2019 Essence Fest.
The designation honors Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan, the trailblazing black women depicted in the book and movie “Hidden Figures.”
The 34 female African American cadets in the 2019 graduating class will make history.
East Asia is generally not a place where anyone goes with the intention of dating black women.
If I had to pick one word to describe the journey of being in management and leadership as a black woman, I’d go with “lonely."
Black women’s lived experiences echo a 2017 study that found adults viewed young black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than white girls.