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Whoopi Goldberg spoke with passion on Friday’s installment of The View about the issue of voter suppression,The Root reported. During the discussion, some of Goldberg’s co-hosts attempted a comparison between the black struggle to vote and women’s struggle to vote, which prompted a fiery speech from Goldberg. “Black people vote because we earned the right to […]

  Alicia Keys has been leading a barefaced revolution after penning an essay about her commitment to going makeup free every day, including on the red carpet and TV (she’s currently on the judging panel for The Voice!). And the singer is not alone in her makeup-free movement: Today‘s Tamron Hall, Kim Kardashian and now Gabrielle Union, are all […]

Are you a lady that loves couture but isn’t as excited about couture prices? Marjorie Harvey has the answers as the fashion connoisseur has launched an online consignment boutique with pieces straight from her closet. The fashion blogger, philanthropist and wife of Steve Harvey took to Instagram last week to announce the opening of the […]

What is beauty? According to our society, it is a face full of makeup, heels too high to walk in, a size 2 waist, long flowing locks and other made-up standards. But that’s just not a good definition of beauty. What makes you beautiful can be found right in the pages of the Bible. Here […]

Source: Getty Images / Getty Images Black women have always had a way with words. It’s engrained in us, as culturally, across time and space, we have used our words to survive, preserve and thrive. If you’re in a place where you need a little inspiration, what better place than from our sisters from both past and present. […]

The United States Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women full and equal voting rights on this day in 1920. Every year on August 26, we commemorate this right with National Women’s Equality Day. Seeds were planted for the women’s rights movement 80 years before when Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Staton, […]

  Cosmetics giant, M.A.C. is teaming up with award-winning ‘Empire’ actress, Taraji P. Henson for a new collaboration that we can’t WAIT to get our hands on! “Taraji P. Henson has won the world over with her fearless performances, powerhouse confidence and charismatic spark. We’re thrilled to announce she is joining forces with MAC for […]

GETTY IMAGES: There is no greater a confidence booster than a pair of sky-high leopard-print heels. But after being warned of aching feet, sprained ankles and bad posture many women are scared away, opting for a more sensible shoe instead. Now, stiletto lovers can rejoice as Jolene Sher, a physiotherapist at Boost, says wearing high […]

July is Minority Mental Health Month, a month to spread awareness about how mental illnesses specifically affects people of color, and to erase the stigma and misinformation that plagues POC when it comes to mental illness. One way to spread awareness is through dialogue. I had a candid conversation with three black women writers (Ashley Reese, […]

Women who were virgins before they got married are the least likely to divorce after five years, but these brides are scarce, according to the results of a new study released Monday by the Institute for Family Studies. The study also found that women married since the year 2000 who had just two sexual partners prior […]

According to the National Association of Education Statistics, African-American women are the most educated group in the U.S. population. Between 2009 and 2010, Black women earned 68% of associate’s degrees, 66% of bachelor’s degrees, 71% of master’s degrees and 65% of all doctorate degrees awarded to Black students. “By both race and gender there is […]

It’s no secret that chlorine can be taxing on the hair, especially if it’s chemically treated, but that’s no reason to avoid getting some much needed pool time this summer. Natural hairstylist Aeleise Jana shares some really simple tips for us to make a splash AND keep our hair from falling victim to the dangers associated with […]