Black Women

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.
The senator and 2020 presidential candidate is set to reintroduce legislation to address maternal mortality in the coming weeks.
They are 40% more likely to die from the disease than white women.
The Rev. Phoebe Roaf is only the fifth black woman to become a bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church.
Time’s up on merely “observing and debating the effects of bias and racism,” said the Democratic presidential candidate.
“More black women need to see themselves reflected in every facet of entrepreneurial spaces,” Cofield said.
“When wellness is constantly marketed as a white woman who is eating really exclusive food, people don't see themselves represented in that,” said Lopez.
“When you do have symbols of representation that are readily available to you, it becomes real. It becomes possible. It becomes something you can envision yourself as.”
Meet 11 black women who are encouraging others to see the beauty in themselves.
“If I am out there living and breathing and attempting, not having to be the best at it, but attempting, that is a powerful statement of its own.”