African American Women
Four decades after the ban on first-trimester abortions was declared unconstitutional in Roe v. Wade, women's reproductive rights activists find themselves before the Supreme Court for another battle in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.
According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.
For its 18th annual “Most Powerful Women” list, Fortune Magazine showcased a few women of color among the 51 selected. Two Georgians, however, stood out…
Tia D. Olds, MD, is a radiation oncologist at New York Oncology Hematology, a practice in The US Oncology Network, in Albany, NY. She…
Tracy Wilson Mourning, wife of NBA hall of famer Alonzo Mourning, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about her mentoring program Honey Shine Inc. Honey Shine’s…
Kerry Washington is rumored to be none too pleased with Beyonce and wants her to “stop shaking her booty.” According to sources, the ‘Scandal’ start has also has privately ripped Bey for not doing enough to empower young African American girls and Washington, who’s a political activist and outspoken feminist, “hates how Beyonce relies on […]
By theGrio.com When Octavia Spencer won her Golden Globe for best supporting actress for her role in The Help on Sunday, she made a unique acceptance speech in which she didn’t just thank those who supported the film. Instead her speech also recognized the contributions of domestic workers with a quote by Martin Luther King. […]
Madam C.J. Walker was one of the first African-American millionaires in the United States. She is commonly known for her Black beauty and Hair-care Empire and inventions — but who was Madam Walker as a person?
With Social Security possibly on the chopping block in debt talks in Washington, a report reveals that single, elderly, African-American women will be further driven into poverty. According to the National Women’s Law Center’s analysis of Current Population Survey data shows that if chained CPI, a Social Security COLA is cut, the median benefit for […]
The department of health in Massachusetts has announced that HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women in the state. It was also found that more than half of all AIDS cases there consist of black women specifically — most of whom became infected by their intimate partners. Dr. Bela Bashar, a clinical […]
I Love Oprah! There’s so many words that can describe who and what she represents. I’ll share one, Regal. You can see the elevation of her mission and vision through all that she does. She never ceases to amazes me with her selfless acts of love and empowerment.
Congressional Moment Of Silence Held For The 800,000 American Lives Lost To COVID-19 [Photos]
Blacks For Trump: Notable African Americans Unwavering In Their Support Of All Things MAGA
Regina King, Jay-Z, Kelly Rowland And More Light Up The Red Carpet Of The LA Premiere Of “The Harder They Fall”
Unvaccinated Kyrie Irving Breaks Silence After Being Benched By Brooklyn Nets, Twitter Reacts