Black Women

Meet Jessye Norman, the International Opera Singer Whose Music Transcended Racism and Politics

No matter the genre of music, Black women seem to dominate it all. From Sister…

Why Black Women Are Not Returning to the Office

It’s safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the foundation of office culture…

4 Black Female Activists and Artists You Didn’t Learn About in School

Art is a form of creative expression. Yet for many Black women, art is not…

How Weathering Negatively Affects Black Women

Shortly after the murder of George Floyd in May 2020, I was sitting in my…

7 Gifts Every Black Woman Should Gift Themselves This Christmas

Your Christmas shopping has begun, but there’s one person not yet on your shopping list.…

Rosa Parks: The Radical Woman We Never Knew

We often think of Rosa Parks as a soft-spoken seamstress that just happened to do…

No Justice Until We Address the Mass Incarceration of Black Women

The subject of criminal justice reform in this country is always an issue that sparks…

Bald, Dark, Strong, and Gorgeous: the Dora Milaje’s Role in Reframing Black Beauty

In Captain America: Civil War, she strides across the screen in a perfectly tailored black…

Why National Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Is Important

Institutional racism is ever-present these days. Stopping it is a large part of the reason…

Queen Nanny: Jamaica’s Military Strategist and Hero

The thing about Black History is that it spans continents and countries, including the island…