Black women are now the most educated group in the country, which means it’s natural we have more money at our fingertips. However, as anyone who has ever dealt significantly in the financial arena knows, just because you make money that doesn’t automatically mean you know what to do with it. It’s easy to neglect investing, […]

When Sanaa Lathan signed on to do Netflix’s Nappily Ever After, the beloved actress planned on wearing a prosthetic cap to capture the memorable scene where she shaves her head. However, Sanaa decided to conquer her crown and undergo the transformation just like her character. The scene was captured in one take, but she underwent an array […]

  Supreme Court Justice Kennedy, who has served on America’s highest court for thirty years, has announced his retirement. With news of his resignation came widespread speculation over the fate of previous Supreme Court rulings concerning same-sex marriage, abortion rights and criminal justice laws. For decades, Kennedy has served as a key swing vote, often […]

Gilbert Arenas doesn’t seem to like Black women…or at least, dark-skinned. Black women…”like Tyrese black.” His words, not ours. Arenas ranted his foolishness via a recent Instagram comment. When one user posted an image reading, “Dear Black Girl, You don’t have to be mixed to be beautiful,” Arenas responded with a dose of colorism and anti-Blackness. […]

  Unrepentant jewel thief Doris Payne has been arrested again. But this time, it’s not for a new theft. The 86-year-old Payne was arrested on a failure to a appear warrant for an earlier theft at Atlanta’s Perimeter Mall. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports: Doris Payne, the jewel thief who’s stolen about $2 million worth […]

This comes after FBI director James Comey penned a letter to Congress on Friday sharing that additional emails found on the personal server need to be reviewed.


As October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, studies are coming up highlighting how important it is for us, women of color, to start getting checked for the disease. A new Avon Foundation For Women study’s data shows that black women are 43 percent more likely to die from breast cancer compared to white women. Between 2010 and […]

Marvel has seriously been stepping up its representation game and making Black women more visible on the comic rack and the big screen. Now, it’s starting to do better in the writers’ room, too. Author Roxane Gay has made history by becoming the first Black woman to ever write for Marvel Comics. The New York […]

While Hillary Clinton prepares to accept a historic nomination as the first women presidential candidate of a major party – a move that will shatter the proverbial glass ceiling – the diversity of the women at the helm of the Democratic National Convention cannot be ignored. Women of color have not only graced the stage in primetime speaking […]

Black women aren’t stuck in the roles of yesteryear. Over time, they’ve graced screens – both big and small – playing versatile, relatable, and touching roles that help inspire #BlackGirlMagic all over the world.