Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag: Women

Black Students Favor More Control Over Offensive...

Black students have less than positive views on freedom of expression on college campuses versus whites. According to a recent poll, Black college students 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...

The ‘Lupita Effect’ and How Nyong’o Hasn’t...

Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o’s accelerated ascent to fame took her by surprise as quickly as it did her fans. Nyong’o has been extremely popular...

Rep. Donna Edwards Encourages Women to Follow...

Rep. Donna F. Edwards from Maryland is stooped in a corner fiddling with the sound system. Her event, guest-starring House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi,...

Article Prompts Black Women to Take to...

Calling TV producer Shonda Rhimes an “angry black woman” was not the only problematic part of the highly criticized New York Times article published...

Houston Women Share African-American Community Issues with...

A group of Houston women spent time at the White House, talking with administration officials about issues that affect the African-American community. More than two...

Viola Davis ‘Doesn’t See Anyone on TV...

Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish." In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How...

Nigerian Businesswomen Work to Change Face of...

The oil and gas industry is still overwhelmingly male, with surveys showing that the executive boardrooms of petroleum companies are mostly a boys' club. In...

Kenyan Women Save Time, Money by Embracing...

In Kenya, salons are filled with women who spend hours to have their hair done. It’s also expensive in a country where half of...

‘Girlfriend Intervention’ Transforms White Women Through Black...

Lifetime network's new show Girlfriend Intervention is not subtle about its message. Its premise is four Black women giving makeovers to a white women...

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe Enters Politics, Zanu-PF...

The wife of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has entered politics after she was   endorsed to become head of the ruling Zanu-PF party's women's...

Senegal Tech Hub Run by Women for...

DAKAR, Senegal -- Coudy Binta De's eyes light up when she talks about how she first became fascinated with computers. The 24-year-old says that as...

UN Working to Get More Women Elected...

The Caribbean has one of the lowest rates of female political participation in the world; lower than in the Arab region for most countries. The...

Study Finds Black Women Underrepresented at All...

A recent study found Black women are underrepresented at all levels of politics — federal, state and local government. Rutgers Center for American Women and...

Black Women Becoming Entrepreneurs at Rate of...

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – An increasing number of minority women have become entrepreneurs over the last 17 years, and African-American women are starting businesses...

Google Seeks to Help Women, Minorities Learn...

After the lack of diversity among Google's workforce became public knowledge recently, the company is looking to make strides for more inclusion. With women only making up...

Black Women: A Forceful Presence in the...

A new study, “Status of Black Women in American Politics” finds that while Black women have strong leadership qualities and circumstances often groom them...

5 Annoying Reactions To Black Women’s Hair

Is It Real? The answer might be yes or no. Either way, it’s a common question that many Black...