Valencia Clay instructs her students to shower a peer suffering from colorism with "10 seconds of compliments."

Kids Shower Peer Told She Was ‘Ugly’ With ‘10 Seconds Of Compliments’

by Zahara Hill

As a young, Black, female teacher, Valencia Clay is presumably hip to the influence she holds over her students in Baltimore, Maryland. In January,... Read More

‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Talks Importance of Show, Sisterhood

‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Talks Importance of Show, Sisterhood

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, Season two of Issa Rae’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Insecure, premiered. The show is held in high regard for its careful attention to the... Read More

Friends Over Everything: Why Sisterhood Is More Sacred Than Men

Friends Over Everything: Why Sisterhood Is More Sacred Than Men

by Bee Quammie

Heartbreak has cracked me open more than once. It has knocked me to my knees, drained me of my tears and left me questioning... Read More

Superwoman

Put Down Your Cape: Solving the Black Superwoman Syndrome

by Jazz Keyes

We live in dire times where racial friction, political pressure and racial socialization equally remind us just how uncomfortable it is being a Black in... Read More

Young Middle-Class Black Women Feel Isolated, Study Finds

Young Middle-Class Black Women Feel Isolated, Study Finds

by Shantell E. Jamison

A new study reveals that young Black women from middle-class backgrounds feel “different” or even isolated when it comes to Black sisterhood. The report,... Read More

Women Up! Brunch with EBONY.com [PHOTOS]

Women Up! Brunch with EBONY.com [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY

Throughout the month of May, EBONY.com celebrated Black women with our first annual editorial series, "Women Up! Black Women Rising," with exclusive interviews, celebrity photos, first-person... Read More

PERSONAL SPACE: More Than A Friend

PERSONAL SPACE: More Than A Friend

by Amy DuBois Barnett

Shortly after I moved to Chicago, I met a very cool woman who had recently relocated to the city as well. We clicked immediately... Read More

[CONFESSIONS] “I’m Jealous Of My Sister”

[CONFESSIONS] “I’m Jealous Of My Sister”

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

Sisters are supposed to be built in best friends, but for me, having a sister is nothing more than a built in competitor and... Read More

‘DESIGN STARS’ DANIELLE COLDING AND HILARI YOUNGER TALK REALITY TV SISTERHOOD

‘DESIGN STARS’ DANIELLE COLDING AND HILARI YOUNGER TALK REALITY TV SISTERHOOD

by Brooke Obie

On the first day of shooting HGTV’s interior design reality competition show ‘Design Star,’ Danielle Colding and Hilari Younger — the only Black women... Read More