#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke to Keynote National Conference “Facing Race 2018” in Detroit this November

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke to Keynote National Conference “Facing Race 2018” in Detroit this November

Social justice activist, author, and founder of the #MeToomovement, Tarana Burke, will be delivering a keynote address at Facing Race 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Facing Race is a national conference presented by leading racial justice organization and Colorlines publisher, Race Forward.…

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Henrietta Lacks, “The Mother of Modern Science,” to be Honored with Painting by Kadir Nelson in National Portrait Gallery

Henrietta Lacks, “The Mother of Modern Science,” to be Honored with Painting by Kadir Nelson in National Portrait Gallery

According to the Smithsonian Institute, next Tuesday, its National Portrait Gallery will recognize and honor the life of Henrietta Lacks with the installation of a 2017 portrait by Kadir Nelson on the museum’s presentation wall on the first floor. The portrait was…

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Meet Tamaryn Green, the 23-Year Old who has been crowned Miss South Africa 2018

Meet Tamaryn Green, the 23-Year Old who has been crowned Miss South Africa 2018

23-year-old Tamaryn Green has been crowned Miss South Africa 2018 at the beauty pageant held last night in Pretoria, hosted by the delectable Bonang Matheba. Tamaryn after being crowned, said she promises to build on the legacy of former title holders…

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BONANG MATHEBA AS HOST OF MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2018

BONANG MATHEBA AS HOST OF MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2018

Media IT girl Bonang Matheba hosted the 60th anniversary of the Miss South Africa pageant on Sunday. The spectacular Diamond Jubilee held at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria. The South African #BellaStylista lived up to her title as the…

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WHAT MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME ABOUT GENDER AND MONEY

WHAT MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME ABOUT GENDER AND MONEY

I was recently reminded of a conversation I had a few days ago. I was with an amazing group of about eight women, including news legend Carol Jenkins, host of CUNY TV’s Black America. The conversation…

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Why You Shouldn’t Reason With A 6-Year-Old

Why You Shouldn’t Reason With A 6-Year-Old

Have you come across any of these classic arguments? Children can be unintentionally hilarious and never more so than when they’re applying ‘kid logic’ to their world, often with absolute conviction. From simple but still…

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After the niqab: What life is like for French women who remove the veil

After the niqab: What life is like for French women who remove the veil

‘Religion brought a lot that helped me escape from the trauma of rape … The niqab protected me, I liked hiding from men. I could see them, but they couldn’t see me’ Islamic headscarves and…

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Fifa: Iran ‘promises’ women will be able to watch football matches the same day 35 female fans are arrested

Fifa: Iran ‘promises’ women will be able to watch football matches the same day 35 female fans are arrested

But rights groups say a similar commitment to women’s access was made to Fifa officials during a 2013 visit to Tehran Reports have emerged that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will allow women in the country to attend football matches –…

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This Beauty Vlogger Empowers Afro-Latinas To Embrace Their Blackness

This Beauty Vlogger Empowers Afro-Latinas To Embrace Their Blackness

“I was always this girl who felt like she had to choose between being black or Dominican,” vlogger MonicaStyle Muse told HuffPost. Beauty vlogger Monica Veloz became familiar with colorism before she could truly understand…

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Remy Ma Explains The Importance Of ‘Melanin Magic’ And Helping Other Women

Remy Ma Explains The Importance Of ‘Melanin Magic’ And Helping Other Women

“I would not be anything but a black woman. That’s life to me.” Remy Ma  has been championing women’s empowerment through her music since the days of “Conceited,” and she has no plans on changing. “However you…

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