black women

THE BUZZ! Hair-straightening chemical products linked to increased uterine cancer risk in new study This is something African American and Latina women who use a lot of hair products should pay attention too. Scientists are discovering a connection between hair straightening products and cancer in women. Products like hair relaxers and pressing products have been researched […]

THE BUZZ! Konnor McClain Wins Gold Medal as Black Women Make History at U.S. Gymnastic Championships Black girl magic is a beautiful thing. And that magic was shining bright at the U.S. gymnastic championships. For the first time in history all black women held the top three spots in the competition. Congratulations to Konnor McClain, […]

THE BUZZ! All-Black women crew operates American Airlines flight from Dallas in honor of trailblazer Bessie Coleman Black Girl magic can happen anywhere even in the sky.  Big shout to American Airlines as they create a historic flight with an all black women flight crew. For the first time in the company’s history black women […]

Netflix settles with Mo’Nique over discrimination, retaliation lawsuit So Monique has been in the headlines a lot lately. Most recently because of her contract dispute with DL Hughley that turned into a lot more. Well now she is back in the news for another dispute but this time its all about settling it. She previously […]

Black Women in Georgia to Receive $850 a Month in Guaranteed Income to Fight Racial Wealth Gap There are so many factors that contribute to the wealth gap in this nation and for African American women it is even more difficult to close. Here is a stat that proves it.  According to The Labor Department […]

There have been a lot of monumental moments throughout this year and Black women are continuing to make history!

  Minnesota launches nation’s first task force on missing and murdered Black women One thing we know is that people of color when they end up missing, the effort to find them is not a high priority outside of family and loved ones. So much that earlier this year in Minnesota legislature voted and approved the […]

Violence against black women is a growing epidemic, with spikes happening all over the country. Black women are constantly in the crosshairs of physical and mental abuse, usually by someone who claims to love them.

2 Inventors Make History As First Black Women Inducted Into National Inventors Hall Of Fame Marian Croak and Dr. Patricia Bath now you may not know these women by their names but they are not new to shattering that glass ceiling and both women are now being honored for their work. Marian Croak, an engineer, and […]

Black women file class action against Metropolitan Police Department A group of Black women filed a class-action lawsuit against D.C.’s police department. The 208-page suit details multiple allegations of racial and sexual discrimination, including racist remarks made by officers and unwanted sexual advances, and argues that the department engages in “repeated, coordinated and relentless retaliation […]