black women

Rapper, Megan Thee Stallion is using her star-power to speak on what it is like being a black woman in America. The one minute and 32-second New York Times opt-ed clip,  features a speech from Malcolm X and the caption, “ I’m not afraid of criticism and “Protect Black Women” shouldn’t be controversial.” Check out […]

Gilbert Arenas doesn’t seem to like Black women…or at least, dark-skinned. Black women…”like Tyrese black.” His words, not ours. Arenas ranted his foolishness via a recent Instagram comment. When one user posted an image reading, “Dear Black Girl, You don’t have to be mixed to be beautiful,” Arenas responded with a dose of colorism and anti-Blackness. […]

Director John Ridley is receiving major backlash for not including more Black women in his new series Guerilla, but his reason behind the decision is what has everyone talking. In the upcoming Showtime series, Idris Elba, Freida Pinto and Babou Ceesay play activists in London attempting to free a political prisoner in the 1970s. Viewers who attended a […]

John Ridley says that he wrote in a South Asian love interest in his 1970s Black power show because of his own interracial marriage.

Two Black female employees --- Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright --- at Fox News Channel called out the network for discrimination in a lawsuit this week.

Activist Brittany Packnett started the Twitter hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork Tuesday afternoon for African-American females to share their difficult work experiences after public figures disrespected White House correspondent April D. Ryan and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters.

Despite all the talk about prevention and warning signs, more Black young women under 50 are suffering from heart attacks at greater numbers than ever before.

VH1 is celebrating Women’s History Month and the achievements of Black women by exploring their diverse roles in the world of comedy. All Jokes Aside: Women In Comedy takes us into the world of some of our favorite comediennes, including Tichina Arnold, who played Pam on the popular show Martin, and Yvonne Orji, who is best […]

Olympic Sisterhood The Summer games in Rio were chock full of Black Girl Magic, led by a group of incredibly talented and dynamic female gold medalists like Simone Biles, Simone Manuel and Michelle Carter. They showed up, showed out and showed the world what Black women can do. But that wasn’t even the best part […]

McClain had some not-so-great things to say about Black women before fame entered the picture.

Incarcerated Black women face issues of labor exploitation, sexual victimization, overmedication, and assault on reproductive rights. The incarceration rate for Black women is more than twice that of White women—a racial disparity that has remained even as the overall rate of incarceration has declined. Incarcerated women face a host of human and civil rights concerns, including labor exploitation, sexual victimization, overmedication, and assault on reproductive rights.