In New Book, Iyanla Vanzant Challenges Us to ‘Get Over It’

In New Book, Iyanla Vanzant Challenges Us to ‘Get Over It’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 30, 2018

New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant knows a thing or two about struggle. For years, the spiritual coach, former kindergarten teacher and criminal... Read More

Exclusive: Big Sean, Others and Ford’s Men of Courage

Exclusive: Big Sean, Others and Ford’s Men of Courage

by Eraina Ferguson   Jan 25, 2018

On Monday, January 15, 2018, the Ford Motor Company Fund commemorated the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a one day... Read More

New Report Ranks Top 10 Cities’ Commitment to Black Male Achievement

New Report Ranks Top 10 Cities’ Commitment to Black Male Achievement

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 24, 2018

A new report has ranked city-level commitment to Black male achievement. According to the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the cities are ranked in terms... Read More

Oprah Winfrey honored in TIME's 'Firsts' series.

Time’s Up for What?

by Rev. Vivian Nixon   Jan 18, 2018

For years, Oprah has been my Wonder Woman. So it was no surprise to me that she wowed millions of viewers with her inspirationalCecil B.... Read More

For Black Women, the Maternal Health Statistics Are Alarming

For Black Women, the Maternal Health Statistics Are Alarming

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 17, 2018

It’s no secret that Black women have the highest mortality rates when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth, but nevertheless, the health statistics are... Read More

Conference Inspires Women to #RaiseYourVoice

Conference Inspires Women to #RaiseYourVoice

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 17, 2018

A women’s storytelling platform and feminist media brand has announced its official lineup for its 2018 MAKERS Conference. According to a press release sent... Read More

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Erica Garner May Have Been the Face of Medical Disparities in Pregnant Woman

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 11, 2018

On Dec. 30, social justice advocate, Erica Garner, died after suffering from cardiac arrest. Less than five months ago, she had just given birth... Read More

Danny Glover

Danny Glover to Receive Prestigious Honor at 49th NAACP Image Awards

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 11, 2018

Actor, producer and humanitarian, Danny Glover will receive the prestigious “President’s Award” at this year’s NAACP Image awards. According to a press release announcing... Read More

Touré Roberts’ Tips for A Successful New Year

Touré Roberts’ Tips for A Successful New Year

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 04, 2018

Touré Roberts is an international thought leader, pastor and found of Los Angeles’ The Potter’s House at One. According to its website, the venue... Read More

DJ Khaled Joins Weight Watchers

DJ Khaled Joins Weight Watchers

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 03, 2018

DJ Khaled may be a hit record producer, but the entertainer can now add Weight Watchers to his resume. According to the Atlanta Journal... Read More