Black Women

How Beyoncé’s Genre Shift Can Help Amplify the Presence of Black Voices in Country Music

Is there anything that Beyoncé can’t do? If you thought it was country music, you’d…

What If Shirley Chisholm Ran for President Today?

Before former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson made U.S. history…

5 Black Girl Nerd Icons You Should Know This Black History Month

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is one of the fastest-growing fields, but it is…

Are the Grammys Cheating Black Women Out of Album of the Year?

The Grammys have a history of controversy. In 1989, rap duo Will Smith and DJ…

What Black Women Need in Our Next President

A survey has found that Black women are increasingly disappointed in the direction the country…

‘Hidden Figures’ to Now: Remembering the Black Women Pioneers of NASA

When Hidden Figures came out in 2016, it was a global success. The film grossed…

A Disproportionate Number of Black Women Are Kinless

Speaking with a dear friend of mine recently, we both expressed our thoughts about getting…

5 Lesser-Known Facts about Zora Neale Hurston That More People Should Know

While Zora Neale Hurston might not be the most well-known figure in the American literary…

Comparing ‘The Color Purple’ 1985 to 2023

In December 2023, The Color Purple celebrated 36 years of changing the landscape of Black…

How the Suicide of a Missouri University Administrator Spotlights Black Women’s Mental Health in Academia

I’ve been struggling to wrap my head around the tragic loss of a Black woman,…