Regina King On The ‘Fascinating’ Beauty Of Black Women’s Hair

Regina King believes that the many different textures and styles of black women’s hair is truly phenomenal.  The Emmy Award-winning actress made this declaration in the latest episode of “The Hair Tales,” an online show where successful black women in Hollywood share their hair stories.  The show was created by cultural critic Michaela Angela Davis who […]

How A Hashtag Is Elevating The Work Of Black Women Throughout History

With the help of a hashtag, social media users are making sure historical black women get the recognition they deserve. This Women’s History Month, Twitter and Instagram users are recognizing black women throughout history and their accomplishments using the hashtag #BlackWomensHistoryMonth. Though the first use of the hashtag dates back to 2010, it started gaining momentum […]

New Natural Hair Mag Seeks To Show Black Women Like The Queens They Are

One new magazine seeks to celebrate all the amazing qualities of every natural, curly-haired black queen.  CRWNMAG is a quarterly, print-first publication that honors the transformative power and beauty of black women’s hair. The magazine released its first print edition in August 2015 and shares supplemental digital content through its website and social platforms. Co-founders Lindsey […]

This Photo Series Is Empowering Black Women To Embrace Their Bodies

A new photo series is reclaiming the beauty of the black female body. “Body Noire, A Celebration Of Black Female Bodies” is the brainchild of Nigerian-American multimedia journalist Abi Ishola. In October 2015, Ishola founded the website BeyondClassicallyBeautiful.com, months after launching a photo series in direct response to the New York Times piece which described actress […]

New Show Highlights ‘Successful, Self-Made’ Black Female Lawyers

Many reality TV shows featuring black women are centered around drama-filled and sometimes toxic story lines, giving audiences a limited view of their lives.    This is why Juanita Jackson wanted to create a show that displays them in a more empowering light. “Sisters In Law” is a Houston-based reality show coming to WeTV that follows six […]