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Claudine Gay, Michelle A. Williams, Bridget Long, Tomiko Brown, Black women, Harvard university

For the First Time, Black Women Will Run Four Schools at Harvard University

by Teddy Grant   Aug 08, 2018

Aug. 15, 2018, will mark a historic day for Harvard University. For the first time, four of its schools will be led by Black... Read More

Oumou Kanoute, Smith College, Eating lunch, racial profiling

College Student Says She Was Racially Profiled While Eating Her Lunch

by Teddy Grant   Aug 03, 2018

A sophomore at Smith College in Massachusetts said that she was racially profiled while eating lunch on campus on Tuesday, CNN reports. Oumou Kanoute... Read More

oscars, hollywood, diversity

Report: Diversity in Hollywood Hasn’t Changed Much in a Decade

by Teddy Grant   Jul 31, 2018

Hollywood isn’t getting more diverse, according to a report released Tuesday by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. White, straight, able-bodied men... Read More

Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams Addresses Claim She’s Harsher Toward Black Women Than White Celebs

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 30, 2018

Just days after opening up about her past addiction to cocaine, Wendy Williams is addressing claims that she is harsher to Black women than... Read More

Ronald Kidwell, MaShon Cooper, HIV, White supremacist

Suspected White Supremacist Allegedly Killed Woman After HIV Threat

by Teddy Grant   Jul 24, 2018

A suspected White supremacist in Kansas confessed to killing a Black woman who threatened to “tell everyone” that he is HIV positive, according to... Read More

Jahana Hayes, national teacher of the year, Congress

Former National Teacher of the Year Recipient Running for Congress

by Teddy Grant   Jul 16, 2018

Jahana Hayes wants to make history by becoming the first African-American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. The 45-year-old history teacher is looking to... Read More

Black women, U.S. Navy, natural hair

U.S. Navy Now allows Black Women to Wear Their Natural Hair

by Teddy Grant   Jul 12, 2018

The U.S. Navy announced on Wednesday that it will allow servicewomen to wear different types of hairstyles, including ponytails and locs, the Associated Press... Read More

Ginai Seabron, Nanoscientist, Virginia Tech

Woman Becomes First Black Female Nanoscientist in Virginia’s History

by Teddy Grant   Jul 09, 2018

A 22-year-old Black woman has made history as the first Black female nanoscientist in Virginia’s history, NBC 12 reports. Ginai Seabron graduated from Virginia... Read More

#Blackgirlmagic, Black women, Chief Judge Tiffany Carter Sellers, interim Police Chief Sheila Rogers, solicitor LaDawn "LBJ" Jones

#BlackGirlMagic: Black Women Lead the Criminal Justice System in South Fulton, Georgia

by Teddy Grant   Jun 29, 2018

White men dominate the criminal justice system in the U.S., but a city in Georgia has bucked that trend by having its criminal justice... Read More

The Sex-Positive Black Woman

The Sex-Positive Black Woman

by Arielle Loren   Jun 03, 2018

I am a “sex-positive” Black woman, and I believe that the sexual empowerment of Black women is essential. Sex-positivity is a movement that celebrates... Read More