Black Women

Black Voices
For years, I clung to wigs and weaves. But once I started to nurture my curls and coils, I gained a newfound confidence.
Black Voices
Hair often signifies a sense of pride, acceptance and femininity. When it's gone, it can bring a sense of shame.
Politics
At an event honoring Martin Luther King Jr., Dan Forest of North Carolina peddled the dangerous myth about the group's abortion services.
Parenting
New research suggests we really must look at the potential impact of racism and implicit bias on women's outcomes.
WOMEN'S WORK
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.
Videos
For the first time in history, Black women now hold five of the biggest beauty pageant titles.
HuffPost Personal
Like Gabrielle Union, I change my hair often, and I don't owe anyone an explanation.
Entertainment
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.
WOMEN'S WORK
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?
Black Voices
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.
U.S. News
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.
Black Voices
The Latina actor has frequently found herself in hot water for statements she's made about the Black community.
Politics
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring implicit bias training for health care providers serving pregnant people.
Black Voices
The magazine featured Cheslie Kryst, Kaliegh Garris and Nia Imani Franklin on its digital cover: "Welcome to the era where Black women reign supreme!”
Entertainment
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.
Politics
"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.
YOU SHOULD SEE SOMEONE
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Black Voices
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.