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Candice Wiggins has already made history with professional women’s basketball, but that’s only her half of her story. In high school she was listed as the best shooting guard in the nation and won a scholarship to Stanford to play volleyball and basketball, an amazing feat, but not the whole story. She chose Stanford over […]

As part of the continuing coverage in honor of Women’s  History Month, Black Enterprise has compiled a list of suggestions for how women can develop or reinforce their professional profile. ALSO READ: 25 Black Women You Should Know About The article also cites a Catalyst study that reports women in corporate positions are often seen […]

Ethiopian Woman Goes In On American Black Women And Why They Don’t Get Men Saying Black Women Are Desperate [VIDEO]

Every race has its stereotypes. And we’re all aware of the stereotypes directed at black women.

When I think about the beating that Black women took in 2010 and now prepare to forecast a glorious 2011 for ya’ll, I reminded how Winston Churchill said at the time when his England seemed almost certainly doomed to go down in defeat to Hitler’s Nazi Germany, “If the British Empire and it’s Commonwealth last […]

For decades, women have been trying to close the wage gap with men, who still earn more than their female peers with the same level of education. But one group — young, single women with no children — has closed that gap and is pulling ahead of their male counterparts.

In case you were wondering about the status of breast cancer, the following statistics were provided by the Northeast Ohio affiliate of Komen for the Cure.

The View host talks about the comments of Mel Gibson and other statements made about black men. Video Here 

Ripon, CA (BlackNews.com) — Limited to only 3000 pieces worldwide, Thomas Blackshear’s figurine of Mrs. Obama is an heirloom quality work of art that can be passed down for generations. Mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins, girlfriends and co-workers, who appreciate value and true character, will want to own this significant piece of modern history. However, considering […]

Black women have emerged triumphant in May’s official unemployment data, with a decrease of 10 per cent in unemployment from 13.7 per cent in April to 12.4 per cent in May. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics positioned black women as the strongest performing demographic in the decline of unemployment across race and gender categories. […]

From SFGate.com: Fresh from an undisputed victory over her Democratic competitors in the race for California Attorney General, current San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris took the podium at TheDelancey Street Foundation and, flanked by Assistant Attorney General Tony West, his wifeMaya Harris, and their daughter Meena, gave the best speech of her young life in accepting […]