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‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Black Women Who Travel for Love

‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Black Women Who Travel for Love

Despite Italy’s troubles with racism, African-American women are traveling to the country for love, and finding it. Read full article: ‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Blac...→

‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Black Women Who Travel for Love

‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Black Women Who Travel for Love

Despite Italy’s troubles with racism, African-American women are traveling to the country for love, and finding it. Read full article: ‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Blac...→

CDC upgrades travel notices for South Korea, Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 outbreaks

CDC upgrades travel notices for South Korea, Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 outbreaks

The CDC has upgraded its travel notices for South Korea, Italy and Iran as the countries battle outbreaks of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Read full article: CDC upgrades travel notices for South Ko...→

Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women

Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women

The verdict enables more survivors of all backgrounds to share their truth, regardless of their identity of perpetrators. Read full article: Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt M...→

'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emotional after meeting

'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emotional after meeting

While visiting a caucus site in Las Vegas, Biden was greeted by supporters including Tina Edwards, a retiree, who became overwhelmed with emotions when she saw [...] Read full article: 'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emot...→

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay's new OWN TV series about romance has unlikely roots in another DuVernay project: Her documentary “13th,” about racial injustice in the [...] Read full article: OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebr...→

‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black love

‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black love

“The story’s about expanding our notion of love, and showing that love between two dark-skinned black people, which we so rarely see,” Stanfield said. “It’s th [...] Read full article: ‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black ...→

Female sportscasters reflect on their love for the job for Black History Month

Female sportscasters reflect on their love for the job for Black History Month

ESPN "SportsCenter" host Sage Steele sits down with Pam Oliver, Lisa Salters and Maria Taylor to talk about their careers for Black History Month. Read full article: Female sportscasters reflect on their lo...→

Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’

Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’

There are now more than 1,740 Confederate monuments, statues, flags, place names and other symbols in public spaces across the country, not counting more than [...] Read full article: Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted...→

Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black Women in Hollywood

Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black Women in Hollywood

There were laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations at the star-studded Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon Read full article: Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black...→

Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In Brooklyn

Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In Brooklyn

As we celebrate Black History Month, several New York restaurants are taking part in Black Restaurant Week. Read full article: Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Yea...→

Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Bryant’s love of Italy during 2000 visit

Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Bryant’s love of Italy during 2000 visit

Restaurateur Phil Stefani claims Bryant "blew me away with how fluent he spoke Italian. He was only 20 years old then." Read full article: Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Brya...→

Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over tragedy into ‘guys who love each other’

Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over tragedy into ‘guys who love each other’

Many things united and strengthened the 49ers on their path to a seventh Super Bowl: a promising young quarterback, a hotshot defensive line, the infectious en [...] Read full article: Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over trage...→

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” begins its 24th season tonight at 8 p.m. with a three-hour episode on ABC, with two Southern California women among the field of 30 bachelorette [...] Read full article: Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Lov...→

Mural supporting black trans women tampered with at UVA

Mural supporting black trans women tampered with at UVA

A mural calling for the protection of black trans woman at the University of Virginia was crossed out. Read full article: Mural supporting black trans women tampe...→

From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Seattle artist Hiawatha D. captures the power of ‘Iconic Black Women’

From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Seattle artist Hiawatha D. captures the power of ‘Iconic Black Women’

Seattle artist Hiawatha D.'s exhibit “Iconic Black Women: Ain’t I a Woman," which features more than 30 paintings of black women spanning 200 years, is at Nort [...] Read full article: From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Se...→

Miss World’s win means five black women hold the top pageant titles — a historic first

Miss World’s win means five black women hold the top pageant titles — a historic first

These pageants have always struggled to reflect onstage the diverse array of women who make up the world's population. This year, as the number of black winner [...] Read full article: Miss World’s win means five black women ...→

Delta Air Lines offering waivers for travel to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Delta Air Lines offering waivers for travel to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Travelers scheduled to fly with Delta to Bologna, Milan and Venice are now eligible to change flights without incurring a change fee,. Read full article: Delta Air Lines offering waivers for tra...→

Banking giants restrict Italy business travel on coronavirus fears

Banking giants restrict Italy business travel on coronavirus fears

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup Inc, Credit Suisse and other banks have curbed trips to Italy amid fears that the coronavirus outbreak across the north of t [...] Read full article: Banking giants restrict Italy business t...→

MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites' Love Sanders -- Staffers Are 'Island of Misfit Black Girls'

MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites' Love Sanders -- Staffers Are 'Island of Misfit Black Girls'

MSNBC contributor and editor at "The Root," Jason Johnson said 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was the favorite candidate of "racist, libe [...] Read full article: MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites'...→

Let's invest in black women

When they lead, they tackle multiple systems of oppression at once. When their power and influence is increased, it helps ensure a more equitable future for ev [...] Read full article: Let's invest in black women...→

Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But convincing them to back Elizabeth Warren isn’t easy.

Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But convincing them to back Elizabeth Warren isn’t easy.

Warren's leading surrogate is working to persuade African Americans who are broadly suspicious of government to embrace her policy-heavy candidacy. Read full article: Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But c...→

State Department considers fighting 'birth tourism' with tighter travel restrictions for pregnant women

State Department considers fighting 'birth tourism' with tighter travel restrictions for pregnant women

The State Department is expected to introduce new immigration rules to crack down on "birth tourism" and prevent pregnant women from giving birth in America to [...] Read full article: State Department considers fighting 'bir...→

Black Voices for Trump meeting draws crowd to North Philly Church

Black Voices for Trump meeting draws crowd to North Philly Church

Discussion of the president's impact on the African American community, in their view was positive: in winning jobs Read full article: Black Voices for Trump meeting draws cro...→

Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers with costar Ariel Winter: 'People love to attack women especially'

Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers with costar Ariel Winter: 'People love to attack women especially'

The world has watched Ariel Winter and Sarah Hyland grow up on the set of "Modern Family," and with that came intense scrutiny over the way they looked. Read full article: Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers wi...→

London Free Academy For Black Women While Male Funding Rejected

London Free Academy For Black Women While Male Funding Rejected

Sadiq Khan is backing a "Black Girl Fest Academy" as it emerges that elite schools are rejecting funding for scholarships for poor white boys. Read full article: London Free Academy For Black Women Whil...→

UVA mural supporting black trans women defaced twice in same weekend | WTOP

A bridge where University of Virginia students express protest and free speech saw a mural supporting black trans women crossed out by pro-gun messaging. Read full article: UVA mural supporting black trans women d...→

"We get it done": Black women play key roles in South Carolina campaigns

Five women talked exclusively with CBS News about being recognized as black women in leadership roles, the issues that matter most to South Carolinians, and ho [...] Read full article: "We get it done": Black women play key r...→

Stunning photos of black women raises awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

Stunning photos of black women raises awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

Elaine Baca is a Dallas-Fort Worth photographer who spent two years photographing black women giving birth. Read full article: Stunning photos of black women raises aw...→

How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Power in Two Women in Love

How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Power in Two Women in Love

The film finds equality between its female characters by embracing the power dynamics that are possible when centuries of romantic road maps don’t easily apply [...] Read full article: How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Po...→

Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West LA Home After Meeting Men at Restaurant

Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West LA Home After Meeting Men at Restaurant

Police Monday released surveillance footage of two women accused of stealing two expensive wrist watches from two men they met at an exclusive restaurant in We [...] Read full article: Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West...→

Philly’s criminal justice arena is full of Black women leaders

Philly’s criminal justice arena is full of Black women leaders

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw will join a group of women who say their common identity is helping cut through red tape and make way for real change. Read full article: Philly’s criminal justice arena is full ...→

Essence and beauty of Black women in America - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Essence and beauty of Black women in America - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Black women have always understood that there was racial discrimination, but they also were discriminated against because of their gender. Read full article: Essence and beauty of Black women in Ame...→

Black women in Iowa who turned out for Obama say they may sit out this year's caucus

Black women in Iowa who turned out for Obama say they may sit out this year's caucus

Some say candidates have reached out more to the state's rural areas. “And in rural Iowa, there's no black people.” Read full article: Black women in Iowa who turned out for O...→

Trump's travel ban targeting women

Trump's travel ban targeting women "of child-bearing age" condemned by health experts: "Babies Are Not A National Security Threat"

"This travel ban is the very definition of discrimination," said Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi, OB/GYN and Board Member with Physicians for Reproductive Health. Read full article: Trump's travel ban targeting women "of c...→

'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-Owned Businesses Are Growing Faster Than Ever Before

'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-Owned Businesses Are Growing Faster Than Ever Before

Philadelphia has commissioned a citywide study on its business landscape. That’s expected to be released later this year. Read full article: 'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-...→

NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmmaker wanted 'Hair Love' to 'showcase a strong black family unit'

NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmmaker wanted 'Hair Love' to 'showcase a strong black family unit'

Director and filmmaker Matthew Cherry, 38, started in Hollywood as a production assistant and is now Oscar-nominated for his short "Hair Love." Read full article: NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmma...→

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” begins its 24th season tonight at 8 p.m. with a three-hour episode on ABC, with two Southern California women among the field of 30 bachelorette [...] Read full article: Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Lov...→

Opinion | Millennial women love astrology — and there's a good reason why

Opinion | Millennial women love astrology — and there's a good reason why

Only a very insecure person takes the time to tear down belief systems that bring positivity into the world. Read full article: Opinion | Millennial women love astrolog...→

The Movement Empowering Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair

The Movement Empowering Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair

For decades, African-Americans have changed their natural hair to be seen as acceptable and professional in the work environment. But recently, legislators acr [...] Read full article: The Movement Empowering Black Women to E...→

Historic win: 5 black women now hold the top pageant crowns

Historic win: 5 black women now hold the top pageant crowns

For the first time ever, black women wear the crowns of Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and now Miss World. Read full article: Historic win: 5 black women now hold the...→

CDC upgrades travel notices for South Korea, Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 outbreaks

CDC upgrades travel notices for South Korea, Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 outbreaks

The CDC has upgraded its travel notices for South Korea, Italy and Iran as the countries battle outbreaks of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Read full article: CDC upgrades travel notices for South Ko...→

"We get it done": Black women play key roles in South Carolina campaigns

Five women talked exclusively with CBS News about being recognized as black women in leadership roles, the issues that matter most to South Carolinians, and ho [...] Read full article: "We get it done": Black women play key r...→

Banking giants restrict Italy business travel on coronavirus fears

Banking giants restrict Italy business travel on coronavirus fears

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup Inc, Credit Suisse and other banks have curbed trips to Italy amid fears that the coronavirus outbreak across the north of t [...] Read full article: Banking giants restrict Italy business t...→

'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emotional after meeting

'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emotional after meeting

While visiting a caucus site in Las Vegas, Biden was greeted by supporters including Tina Edwards, a retiree, who became overwhelmed with emotions when she saw [...] Read full article: 'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emot...→

Let's invest in black women

When they lead, they tackle multiple systems of oppression at once. When their power and influence is increased, it helps ensure a more equitable future for ev [...] Read full article: Let's invest in black women...→

‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black love

‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black love

“The story’s about expanding our notion of love, and showing that love between two dark-skinned black people, which we so rarely see,” Stanfield said. “It’s th [...] Read full article: ‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black ...→

Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West LA Home After Meeting Men at Restaurant

Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West LA Home After Meeting Men at Restaurant

Police Monday released surveillance footage of two women accused of stealing two expensive wrist watches from two men they met at an exclusive restaurant in We [...] Read full article: Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West...→

Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’

Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’

There are now more than 1,740 Confederate monuments, statues, flags, place names and other symbols in public spaces across the country, not counting more than [...] Read full article: Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted...→

Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In Brooklyn

Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In Brooklyn

As we celebrate Black History Month, several New York restaurants are taking part in Black Restaurant Week. Read full article: Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Yea...→

Black women in Iowa who turned out for Obama say they may sit out this year's caucus

Black women in Iowa who turned out for Obama say they may sit out this year's caucus

Some say candidates have reached out more to the state's rural areas. “And in rural Iowa, there's no black people.” Read full article: Black women in Iowa who turned out for O...→

Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over tragedy into ‘guys who love each other’

Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over tragedy into ‘guys who love each other’

Many things united and strengthened the 49ers on their path to a seventh Super Bowl: a promising young quarterback, a hotshot defensive line, the infectious en [...] Read full article: Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over trage...→

'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-Owned Businesses Are Growing Faster Than Ever Before

'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-Owned Businesses Are Growing Faster Than Ever Before

Philadelphia has commissioned a citywide study on its business landscape. That’s expected to be released later this year. Read full article: 'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-...→

Black Voices for Trump meeting draws crowd to North Philly Church

Black Voices for Trump meeting draws crowd to North Philly Church

Discussion of the president's impact on the African American community, in their view was positive: in winning jobs Read full article: Black Voices for Trump meeting draws cro...→

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” begins its 24th season tonight at 8 p.m. with a three-hour episode on ABC, with two Southern California women among the field of 30 bachelorette [...] Read full article: Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Lov...→

London Free Academy For Black Women While Male Funding Rejected

London Free Academy For Black Women While Male Funding Rejected

Sadiq Khan is backing a "Black Girl Fest Academy" as it emerges that elite schools are rejecting funding for scholarships for poor white boys. Read full article: London Free Academy For Black Women Whil...→

Mural supporting black trans women tampered with at UVA

Mural supporting black trans women tampered with at UVA

A mural calling for the protection of black trans woman at the University of Virginia was crossed out. Read full article: Mural supporting black trans women tampe...→

The Movement Empowering Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair

The Movement Empowering Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair

For decades, African-Americans have changed their natural hair to be seen as acceptable and professional in the work environment. But recently, legislators acr [...] Read full article: The Movement Empowering Black Women to E...→

Miss World’s win means five black women hold the top pageant titles — a historic first

Miss World’s win means five black women hold the top pageant titles — a historic first

These pageants have always struggled to reflect onstage the diverse array of women who make up the world's population. This year, as the number of black winner [...] Read full article: Miss World’s win means five black women ...→

Delta Air Lines offering waivers for travel to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Delta Air Lines offering waivers for travel to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Travelers scheduled to fly with Delta to Bologna, Milan and Venice are now eligible to change flights without incurring a change fee,. Read full article: Delta Air Lines offering waivers for tra...→

Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women

Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women

The verdict enables more survivors of all backgrounds to share their truth, regardless of their identity of perpetrators. Read full article: Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt M...→

Stunning photos of black women raises awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

Stunning photos of black women raises awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

Elaine Baca is a Dallas-Fort Worth photographer who spent two years photographing black women giving birth. Read full article: Stunning photos of black women raises aw...→

MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites' Love Sanders -- Staffers Are 'Island of Misfit Black Girls'

MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites' Love Sanders -- Staffers Are 'Island of Misfit Black Girls'

MSNBC contributor and editor at "The Root," Jason Johnson said 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was the favorite candidate of "racist, libe [...] Read full article: MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites'...→

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay's new OWN TV series about romance has unlikely roots in another DuVernay project: Her documentary “13th,” about racial injustice in the [...] Read full article: OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebr...→

How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Power in Two Women in Love

How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Power in Two Women in Love

The film finds equality between its female characters by embracing the power dynamics that are possible when centuries of romantic road maps don’t easily apply [...] Read full article: How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Po...→

Female sportscasters reflect on their love for the job for Black History Month

Female sportscasters reflect on their love for the job for Black History Month

ESPN "SportsCenter" host Sage Steele sits down with Pam Oliver, Lisa Salters and Maria Taylor to talk about their careers for Black History Month. Read full article: Female sportscasters reflect on their lo...→

Philly’s criminal justice arena is full of Black women leaders

Philly’s criminal justice arena is full of Black women leaders

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw will join a group of women who say their common identity is helping cut through red tape and make way for real change. Read full article: Philly’s criminal justice arena is full ...→

Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black Women in Hollywood

Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black Women in Hollywood

There were laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations at the star-studded Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon Read full article: Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black...→

Essence and beauty of Black women in America - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Essence and beauty of Black women in America - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Black women have always understood that there was racial discrimination, but they also were discriminated against because of their gender. Read full article: Essence and beauty of Black women in Ame...→

Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But convincing them to back Elizabeth Warren isn’t easy.

Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But convincing them to back Elizabeth Warren isn’t easy.

Warren's leading surrogate is working to persuade African Americans who are broadly suspicious of government to embrace her policy-heavy candidacy. Read full article: Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But c...→

Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Bryant’s love of Italy during 2000 visit

Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Bryant’s love of Italy during 2000 visit

Restaurateur Phil Stefani claims Bryant "blew me away with how fluent he spoke Italian. He was only 20 years old then." Read full article: Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Brya...→

Trump's travel ban targeting women

Trump's travel ban targeting women "of child-bearing age" condemned by health experts: "Babies Are Not A National Security Threat"

"This travel ban is the very definition of discrimination," said Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi, OB/GYN and Board Member with Physicians for Reproductive Health. Read full article: Trump's travel ban targeting women "of c...→

State Department considers fighting 'birth tourism' with tighter travel restrictions for pregnant women

State Department considers fighting 'birth tourism' with tighter travel restrictions for pregnant women

The State Department is expected to introduce new immigration rules to crack down on "birth tourism" and prevent pregnant women from giving birth in America to [...] Read full article: State Department considers fighting 'bir...→

NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmmaker wanted 'Hair Love' to 'showcase a strong black family unit'

NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmmaker wanted 'Hair Love' to 'showcase a strong black family unit'

Director and filmmaker Matthew Cherry, 38, started in Hollywood as a production assistant and is now Oscar-nominated for his short "Hair Love." Read full article: NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmma...→

Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers with costar Ariel Winter: 'People love to attack women especially'

Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers with costar Ariel Winter: 'People love to attack women especially'

The world has watched Ariel Winter and Sarah Hyland grow up on the set of "Modern Family," and with that came intense scrutiny over the way they looked. Read full article: Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers wi...→

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” begins its 24th season tonight at 8 p.m. with a three-hour episode on ABC, with two Southern California women among the field of 30 bachelorette [...] Read full article: Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Lov...→

Opinion | Millennial women love astrology — and there's a good reason why

Opinion | Millennial women love astrology — and there's a good reason why

Only a very insecure person takes the time to tear down belief systems that bring positivity into the world. Read full article: Opinion | Millennial women love astrolog...→

UVA mural supporting black trans women defaced twice in same weekend | WTOP

A bridge where University of Virginia students express protest and free speech saw a mural supporting black trans women crossed out by pro-gun messaging. Read full article: UVA mural supporting black trans women d...→

From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Seattle artist Hiawatha D. captures the power of ‘Iconic Black Women’

From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Seattle artist Hiawatha D. captures the power of ‘Iconic Black Women’

Seattle artist Hiawatha D.'s exhibit “Iconic Black Women: Ain’t I a Woman," which features more than 30 paintings of black women spanning 200 years, is at Nort [...] Read full article: From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Se...→

Historic win: 5 black women now hold the top pageant crowns

Historic win: 5 black women now hold the top pageant crowns

For the first time ever, black women wear the crowns of Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and now Miss World. Read full article: Historic win: 5 black women now hold the...→

CDC upgrades travel notices for South Korea, Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 outbreaks

CDC upgrades travel notices for South Korea, Italy, Iran amid COVID-19 outbreaks

The CDC has upgraded its travel notices for South Korea, Italy and Iran as the countries battle outbreaks of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Read full article: CDC upgrades travel notices for South Ko...→

Delta Air Lines offering waivers for travel to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Delta Air Lines offering waivers for travel to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Travelers scheduled to fly with Delta to Bologna, Milan and Venice are now eligible to change flights without incurring a change fee,. Read full article: Delta Air Lines offering waivers for tra...→

"We get it done": Black women play key roles in South Carolina campaigns

Five women talked exclusively with CBS News about being recognized as black women in leadership roles, the issues that matter most to South Carolinians, and ho [...] Read full article: "We get it done": Black women play key r...→

Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women

Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women

The verdict enables more survivors of all backgrounds to share their truth, regardless of their identity of perpetrators. Read full article: Opinion | Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt M...→

Banking giants restrict Italy business travel on coronavirus fears

Banking giants restrict Italy business travel on coronavirus fears

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup Inc, Credit Suisse and other banks have curbed trips to Italy amid fears that the coronavirus outbreak across the north of t [...] Read full article: Banking giants restrict Italy business t...→

Stunning photos of black women raises awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

Stunning photos of black women raises awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

Elaine Baca is a Dallas-Fort Worth photographer who spent two years photographing black women giving birth. Read full article: Stunning photos of black women raises aw...→

'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emotional after meeting

'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emotional after meeting

While visiting a caucus site in Las Vegas, Biden was greeted by supporters including Tina Edwards, a retiree, who became overwhelmed with emotions when she saw [...] Read full article: 'I love you!': Las Vegas voter gets emot...→

MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites' Love Sanders -- Staffers Are 'Island of Misfit Black Girls'

MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites' Love Sanders -- Staffers Are 'Island of Misfit Black Girls'

MSNBC contributor and editor at "The Root," Jason Johnson said 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was the favorite candidate of "racist, libe [...] Read full article: MSNBC’s Johnson: 'Racist Liberal Whites'...→

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay's new OWN TV series about romance has unlikely roots in another DuVernay project: Her documentary “13th,” about racial injustice in the [...] Read full article: OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebr...→

Let's invest in black women

When they lead, they tackle multiple systems of oppression at once. When their power and influence is increased, it helps ensure a more equitable future for ev [...] Read full article: Let's invest in black women...→

How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Power in Two Women in Love

How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Power in Two Women in Love

The film finds equality between its female characters by embracing the power dynamics that are possible when centuries of romantic road maps don’t easily apply [...] Read full article: How ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Sees Po...→

‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black love

‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black love

“The story’s about expanding our notion of love, and showing that love between two dark-skinned black people, which we so rarely see,” Stanfield said. “It’s th [...] Read full article: ‘The Photograph’ and ‘triumph’ of black ...→

Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West LA Home After Meeting Men at Restaurant

Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West LA Home After Meeting Men at Restaurant

Police Monday released surveillance footage of two women accused of stealing two expensive wrist watches from two men they met at an exclusive restaurant in We [...] Read full article: Women Suspected of Grand Theft From West...→

Female sportscasters reflect on their love for the job for Black History Month

Female sportscasters reflect on their love for the job for Black History Month

ESPN "SportsCenter" host Sage Steele sits down with Pam Oliver, Lisa Salters and Maria Taylor to talk about their careers for Black History Month. Read full article: Female sportscasters reflect on their lo...→

Philly’s criminal justice arena is full of Black women leaders

Philly’s criminal justice arena is full of Black women leaders

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw will join a group of women who say their common identity is helping cut through red tape and make way for real change. Read full article: Philly’s criminal justice arena is full ...→

Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’

Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’

There are now more than 1,740 Confederate monuments, statues, flags, place names and other symbols in public spaces across the country, not counting more than [...] Read full article: Alison M. Parker When White Women Wanted...→

Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black Women in Hollywood

Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black Women in Hollywood

There were laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations at the star-studded Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon Read full article: Essence Event Affirms the Power of Black...→

Essence and beauty of Black women in America - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Essence and beauty of Black women in America - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Black women have always understood that there was racial discrimination, but they also were discriminated against because of their gender. Read full article: Essence and beauty of Black women in Ame...→

Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In Brooklyn

Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In Brooklyn

As we celebrate Black History Month, several New York restaurants are taking part in Black Restaurant Week. Read full article: Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Yea...→

Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But convincing them to back Elizabeth Warren isn’t easy.

Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But convincing them to back Elizabeth Warren isn’t easy.

Warren's leading surrogate is working to persuade African Americans who are broadly suspicious of government to embrace her policy-heavy candidacy. Read full article: Black voters love Ayanna Pressley. But c...→

Black women in Iowa who turned out for Obama say they may sit out this year's caucus

Black women in Iowa who turned out for Obama say they may sit out this year's caucus

Some say candidates have reached out more to the state's rural areas. “And in rural Iowa, there's no black people.” Read full article: Black women in Iowa who turned out for O...→

Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Bryant’s love of Italy during 2000 visit

Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Bryant’s love of Italy during 2000 visit

Restaurateur Phil Stefani claims Bryant "blew me away with how fluent he spoke Italian. He was only 20 years old then." Read full article: Chicago restaurateur remembers Kobe Brya...→

Trump's travel ban targeting women

Trump's travel ban targeting women "of child-bearing age" condemned by health experts: "Babies Are Not A National Security Threat"

"This travel ban is the very definition of discrimination," said Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi, OB/GYN and Board Member with Physicians for Reproductive Health. Read full article: Trump's travel ban targeting women "of c...→

Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over tragedy into ‘guys who love each other’

Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over tragedy into ‘guys who love each other’

Many things united and strengthened the 49ers on their path to a seventh Super Bowl: a promising young quarterback, a hotshot defensive line, the infectious en [...] Read full article: Super Bowl-bound 49ers bonded over trage...→

State Department considers fighting 'birth tourism' with tighter travel restrictions for pregnant women

State Department considers fighting 'birth tourism' with tighter travel restrictions for pregnant women

The State Department is expected to introduce new immigration rules to crack down on "birth tourism" and prevent pregnant women from giving birth in America to [...] Read full article: State Department considers fighting 'bir...→

'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-Owned Businesses Are Growing Faster Than Ever Before

'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-Owned Businesses Are Growing Faster Than Ever Before

Philadelphia has commissioned a citywide study on its business landscape. That’s expected to be released later this year. Read full article: 'It's A Renaissance': Young Black Women-...→

Black Voices for Trump meeting draws crowd to North Philly Church

Black Voices for Trump meeting draws crowd to North Philly Church

Discussion of the president's impact on the African American community, in their view was positive: in winning jobs Read full article: Black Voices for Trump meeting draws cro...→

NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmmaker wanted 'Hair Love' to 'showcase a strong black family unit'

NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmmaker wanted 'Hair Love' to 'showcase a strong black family unit'

Director and filmmaker Matthew Cherry, 38, started in Hollywood as a production assistant and is now Oscar-nominated for his short "Hair Love." Read full article: NFL player turned Oscar-nominated filmma...→

Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers with costar Ariel Winter: 'People love to attack women especially'

Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers with costar Ariel Winter: 'People love to attack women especially'

The world has watched Ariel Winter and Sarah Hyland grow up on the set of "Modern Family," and with that came intense scrutiny over the way they looked. Read full article: Sarah Hyland on fighting body-shamers wi...→

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” begins its 24th season tonight at 8 p.m. with a three-hour episode on ABC, with two Southern California women among the field of 30 bachelorette [...] Read full article: Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Lov...→

Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Love on ‘The Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” begins its 24th season tonight at 8 p.m. with a three-hour episode on ABC, with two Southern California women among the field of 30 bachelorette [...] Read full article: Santa Monica, Glendale Women Seeking Lov...→

London Free Academy For Black Women While Male Funding Rejected

London Free Academy For Black Women While Male Funding Rejected

Sadiq Khan is backing a "Black Girl Fest Academy" as it emerges that elite schools are rejecting funding for scholarships for poor white boys. Read full article: London Free Academy For Black Women Whil...→

Opinion | Millennial women love astrology — and there's a good reason why

Opinion | Millennial women love astrology — and there's a good reason why

Only a very insecure person takes the time to tear down belief systems that bring positivity into the world. Read full article: Opinion | Millennial women love astrolog...→

Mural supporting black trans women tampered with at UVA

Mural supporting black trans women tampered with at UVA

A mural calling for the protection of black trans woman at the University of Virginia was crossed out. Read full article: Mural supporting black trans women tampe...→

UVA mural supporting black trans women defaced twice in same weekend | WTOP

A bridge where University of Virginia students express protest and free speech saw a mural supporting black trans women crossed out by pro-gun messaging. Read full article: UVA mural supporting black trans women d...→

The Movement Empowering Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair

The Movement Empowering Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair

For decades, African-Americans have changed their natural hair to be seen as acceptable and professional in the work environment. But recently, legislators acr [...] Read full article: The Movement Empowering Black Women to E...→

From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Seattle artist Hiawatha D. captures the power of ‘Iconic Black Women’

From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Seattle artist Hiawatha D. captures the power of ‘Iconic Black Women’

Seattle artist Hiawatha D.'s exhibit “Iconic Black Women: Ain’t I a Woman," which features more than 30 paintings of black women spanning 200 years, is at Nort [...] Read full article: From Sojourner Truth to Simone Biles, Se...→

Historic win: 5 black women now hold the top pageant crowns

Historic win: 5 black women now hold the top pageant crowns

For the first time ever, black women wear the crowns of Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and now Miss World. Read full article: Historic win: 5 black women now hold the...→

Miss World’s win means five black women hold the top pageant titles — a historic first

Miss World’s win means five black women hold the top pageant titles — a historic first

These pageants have always struggled to reflect onstage the diverse array of women who make up the world's population. This year, as the number of black winner [...] Read full article: Miss World’s win means five black women ...→