INTERVIEWS

EMPOWERMENT

The Biggest Country Star You’ve Never Heard Of

Long before Beyonce’s top-performing country album, other Black women country singers were strumming their guitars…

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Let’s Get to Know a New Juliet: Francesca Amewudah-Rivers

Imagine the heartache and soul-crushing shame of receiving a continuous influx of hateful messages simply…

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70th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education

In the rich tapestry of Hollywood’s history, few names shine as brightly as Sidney Poitier’s.…

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How to Travel Often and Not Go Broke: Interview with Travel and Finance Expert Danielle Desir Corbett

Many of the messages around travel communicate an all-or-nothing point of view. One side entices…

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Mother’s Day Is Complicated

We are all sensitive to how hard Mother’s Day can be for women who have…

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NCAA Championship Coach Dawn Staley Is a Powerhouse Legacy

If you’re new to collegiate women’s basketball, do a quick Google search of Dawn Staley…

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GAMING & TECH

Is Pac-Man the World’s Biggest Capitalist?

More often than not, video games provide criticism and satire of the real world. Some of them are so great they’re basically works of art in their own right. They’re often viewed…

Why Contra Remains One of Nintendo’s Most Beloved Classics to this Day

Nintendo Entertainment Systems is probably one of the most beloved classic systems in the history of gaming. It singlehandedly revolutionized the video game industry and pulled it from the recession it suffered…

Here’s Why the World of Darkness IP Should Be the Next Marvel-esque Hollywood Push

For the first time in history, video game movie adaptations are actually worth their screen time in terms of quality. Many would point to the success of the recent Super Mario Bros…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Black Women Are More Likely To Be Medically Misdiagnosed

An estimated 795,000 patients a year die or are permanently disabled because of misdiagnosis, according to a study published by BMJ Quality & Safety periodical. Women and racial minorities are at least…

What Black Women Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

The name Jessica Pettway may not sound familiar to you unless you are one of her 200,000+ YouTube subscribers or 160,000 followers on Instagram. Beyond her popularity on social media, Pettway is…

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Postpartum Depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), postpartum depression affects over 11 percent of women in the United States, or 1 in 9 women. However, the condition does not…

7 Black-Owned Wellness Products to Try in 2024

As we venture into a new year, Black women need to prioritize wellness in their lives. History has proven our wellness to be compromised, and when you pair that with a lack…

No Interruptions Day: December 27th

No Interruptions Day is observed on December 27 every year. We all know that the holidays can leave us overwhelmed and stressed, with all the socializing and traveling. Not to mention, we…

Black Women at the Intersection of Reproductive Rights and Climate Justice

Since 2021, the United States has experienced its worst years for maternal mortality. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021 saw a 40 percent increase in maternal mortality from…