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Ida B. Wells Awarded Posthumous Pulitzer Prize For Lynching Investigations

Ida B. Wells Awarded Posthumous Pulitzer Prize For Lynching Investigations
The 2020 Pulitzer Prizes, announced on Monday, included one very important posthumous winner: Ida B. Wells, a Black woman who became one of the mo...

These Black Female Heroes Made Sure U.S. WWII Forces Got Their Mail

These Black Female Heroes Made Sure U.S. WWII Forces Got Their Mail
An army unit known as the “Six Triple Eight” had a specific mission in World War II: to sort and clear a two-year backlog of mail for Americans st...

Essence Honors History-Making Black Women: Miss USA, Miss Teen USA And Miss America

Essence Honors History-Making Black Women: Miss USA, Miss Teen USA And Miss America
Essence featured three Black women on its digital cover after they made history this year by becoming Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America. T...

Quinta Brunson Of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Is Making Her Own Rules For Success

Quinta Brunson Of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Is Making Her Own Rules For Success
When Robin Thede’s BET late-night talk show “The Rundown” was canceled in 2018, Issa Rae called her up immediately. She wanted to produce somethin...

Record Number Of Black Women To Graduate West Point Military Academy

Record Number Of Black Women To Graduate West Point Military Academy
Black women are set to make military history on Saturday, as the West Point military academy graduates its class of 2019 with its highest-ever num...

4 Questions About Hair That Black Girls Are Tired Of Answering

4 Questions About Hair That Black Girls Are Tired Of Answering
  I don’t actually do my hair. My hair does what it wants, no matter how hard I may try to control it. Some days it will decide to form shining, ...

Color (ism) Blind

Color (ism) Blind
  When Amara La Negra (from VH-1’s Love and Hip Hop Miami) went to the Breakfast Club to share her experience and shed some light on the issue of ...

Why are White Men Attracted to Black Women?

Why are White Men Attracted to Black Women?
  Meghan Markle said she was “so excited” about her forthcoming wedding to Prince Harry as they undertook their second public engagement.  The v...