Yo’ Paper: Tips for Success for Black & Brown Women PhDs

On October 27, Tiffany Martinez, an aspiring professor  posted  “Academia, Love Me Back,” to her blog, as a response to the...

Bahamas: Voters Say No to Gender Equality Laws

Caribbean 360 is reporting Bahamanian voters voted against a Constitutional amendment, which would have updated Article 26 and made it unconstitutional...

Paulette Leaphart: Breast Cancer Survivor Begins Journey

Patrick Clarke of ABC News is reporting Paulette Leaphart, 49, is going to Washington, D.C. and she will make the entire...

Wellesley College Names First Af-Am President

Jeremy C. Fox of the Boston Globe is reporting Wellesley College has named Dr. Paula A. Johnson as the 14th president,...

Black Woman-Owned Comic Book Store Opens in Philly

Erika Hardison of the Huffington Post is reporting Ariell R. Johnson has opened what may be the first black woman-owned comic...

Girls Basketball Team Booted After Complaints Against Coach

Ross Kelly of CBS Sports is reporting members of a girls basketball team have been booted after making complaints against their...

Breast Cancer Awareness: Pinkwellchick Foundation Offers Comfort

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You would have to be living under a rock to not be touched by...

Cops Forcibly Search Black Woman’s Vagina Over Weed?

Madeleine Davies of Jezebel.com is reporting Charnesia Corley, a 21-year-old black woman from Houston, Texas, was pulled over by a police...

Kia Sidbury: WPBA’s Only Af-Am Woman Pool Player

//   This weekend, Kia Sidbury, known as “Prime Time,” will compete in the New York State 9-ball Championship. She is the...

Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Making Magic Mike XXL

Writing for The Root, the Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., interviews Jada Pinkett-Smith about the process of...

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