Why I love Oprah Winfrey

Her projects made room for black womens lives. Our stories matter, and above all, Oprahs life is a testament to that For people whose entire lives are built around pop culture, some of the first truly impactful music we consume comes via TV theme tunes. For one glorious moment in the 1990s, my worlds collided […]

Former KKK member convicted in deadly bombing up for parole | Fox News

This undated file photo shows Alabama inmate Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., a one-time Ku Klux Klansman convicted in the 1963 church bombing that killed four black girls in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama’s parole board is scheduled to consider Blanton for early release during a meeting on Aug. 3. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP) (The Associated […]

#BlackWomenDidThat: Twitter campaign celebrates American pioneers

A call to commemorate black women who impacted your life prompted hundreds of stories of scientists, activists, writers and personal heroes Hundreds of positive stories of black women and their successes were shared on Twitter on Friday, using the hashtag Afrikan Black Coalition, Bitterblue55 responded, suggesting #BlackWomenDidThat. The original idea, Shirley Chisholm, the first black […]

Michelle Obama Just Gave An Incredible Speech And Brought The House Down

The US First Lady pretty much broke the internet last night with a rousing speech in support of Hillary Clinton’s bid for presidency. Addressing the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Obama took a leaf out of her husband’s book and managed to get everyone standing on their feet. During her speech she managed to lay […]

VMAs Snub Taylor Swift, Get in Formation With Beyoncand Vindicate Kanye Wests 2009 Outburst

Seven years ago, Kanye West was ridiculed for pointing out that Beyonc deserved an award over Taylor Swift. My, how the tables have turned. “> Many people have categorized the 2016 presidential election as a referendum on the very soul of America. But I would argue that nothing has illustrated the eternal, nationwide battle between […]

The DNC Wouldnt Be What It Is If It Werent For Black Women

Chief among them are three women who occupy the top positions of the DNC: Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry and Marcia Fudge, who serve as the interim chair, CEO and the chair of the convention, respectively. The DNC has featured almost as many people of color in its first day as there were present at the […]

Three black women’s basketball players sue Missouri college

Three black women sue Missouris Cottey College saying they were punished more severely than white players and kicked out without justification Three black womens basketball players are suing a small southwest Missouri college, alleging they were treated differently than white players before they were kicked out of the school without justification. The women, all from […]

Chlo Grace Moretz: The Scott Baio of Hillary Clintons DNC

The noted Kardashian haters primetime presence at the Democratic National Convention reflects Hillary Clintons feminist blind spot. “> Of course, Moretz is just one of the many soft-hitting celebrity speakers on the DNC lineup. While these stars are undoubtedly enthusiastic, some are more legitimate than others. For example, Lena Dunham has campaigned tirelessly on Hillarys […]