Friday, August 17, 2018

Tag: black Women

Oprah-Backed ‘Rape of Recy Taylor’ Recounts Woman’s...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Oprah Winfrey saluted unheralded #MeToo crusaders at the Golden Globes last January, she chose a rape victim from 1940s...

Amber Rose Slams #MeToo Movement for Leaving...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXFtFkOptJM Amber Rose has a bone to pick with the Me Too movement and its inclusion — or lack thereof — of Black women. The SlutWalk...

Why are Black Women Suffering from PTSD?

When post-traumatic stress disorder is discussed, images of broken, injured soldiers returning from combat frequently come to mind. But PTSD is not limited to...

Brookings Institute Study Suggests Black Men are...

A new Brookings Institute study has Black folks up in arms over its suggestion that Black men negatively affect the upward mobility of Black...

Taye Diggs Says He Wasn’t Raised to...

https://youtu.be/2k4wq0Yd5Fk?t=25m54s Taye Diggs points to comments his mom told him in his teenage years for why he hasn't typically dated Black women. The actor acknowledged his...

Betsy DeVos’ Rollback of Campus Sexual Assault...

Each year at this time, college students return to campus, ready for new experiences. While most students’ experiences will include lectures and football games,...

Looking at How Black Women Are Policed...

Earlier this summer in Bakersfield, California, Tatyana Hargrove, a 19-year-old Black woman, was riding her bicycle to a store to buy a Father’s Day...

Lets Hear it for the Black Mothers...

In 1965, the United States Department of Labor released “The Moynihan Report,” a paper that aimed to explain the causes of poverty in the...

Black Women in Hollywood are Ready to...

Hollywood is abuzz about the success of "Girls Trip." The bawdy comedy starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and breakout star Tiffany...

K. Michelle Exposes Her Limited Understanding of...

Is it up to Black women to solve racism and prejudice? Singer K. Michelle must think so, since she spurred a discussion on the...

Kodak Black Is Okay with Dating Black...

https://youtu.be/NJQ3rFuc5Ak?t=2m33s Kodak Black cleared up his comment about not liking Black women, but his initial statement had many saying they were never checking for him...

Despite Getting Educated, Voting More and Opening...

Black women voted at higher rates than all other groups of men and women in the past two presidential elections, yet they remain underrepresented...

Highest Paid Actresses May Make Less Than...

A report unveiled this year's set of the highest paid female actors, but the list of 10 women leaves Black actresses out. For the second...

Azealia Banks Drags Wale, Accuses Black Men...

Controversial rapper Azealia Banks tore into fellow hip-hop artist Wale Wednesday after he took aim at Banks' comments on Black men and Black media....

Black Women Fight Back Against Beauty Industry...

Almost any Black woman who has wandered into a drug store has faced the same dilemma: Which shade of fits my complexion? Usually,...

California Bar Force Out Two Black Women...

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorneys---trying to find a place for Karaoke---say they were kicked out of a Fresno area bar because they were...

Oprah’s OWN Network Highest-Rated Thanks To Black...

Oprah's OWN network is now the highest rated among African-Americans and women. The network reached a peak in prime-time viewership, averaging 30 percent growth...

Black Congresswomen Make History with First Caucus...

Three Black congresswomen made history Tuesday when they formed the first caucus focused on Black women and girls. The Black Caucus on Women and Girls...

Comedian Creates New App That Splits Bill...

Yes, you read that right. EquiTable is a recently developed app that splits the bill based on gender and racial wage disparities. So the next time...

Hillary or Bernie? Black Women Still ‘Not...

Is either Democratic presidential candidate really a guarantee for Black voters? What about Black women voters in particular? According to MSNBC, a few prominent...

Black Women Get Real About What It...

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