Clutch Magazine

Open Thread: Should Thicker Women Be Applauded For Showing Their Bodies?

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The above photo is an image that comes up when you search “ghetto ratchet” on Google. I have no idea who this woman is, or where she’s located, but she’s not  been memorialized in the meme below that is circulating around the internet. On The...

Five African American Women Will Be on Georgia’s Statewide Ballot For The First Time

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This November, Georgia will make history, or herstory.  For the first time in Georgia and the U.S.,  five African-American women will be on a statewide ballot. These candidates include Doreen Carter for secretary of state, Liz Johnson for insurance commissioner, Robbin Shipp for labor commissioner, Connie Stokes...

State of Emergency Declared in Sierra Leone As Ebola Death Tolls Rise

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A state of emergency has been declared in Sierra Leone and troops have been called in to quarantine epicentres of Ebola on Thursday. So far, Ebola has taken 627 lives  in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organization.  It has most recently...

Alicia Keys Announces Second Pregnancy

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Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz are expecting their second child, and made the announcement on her social media accounts. Alicia and Swizz got married on  July 31, 2010, and wanted to celebrate their anniversary by announcing the news. Their 3-year old son, Egypt, will soon be a...

8 Ways To Tell She’s The One

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Happy National Friendship Day! Let’s make it all about Oprah for a moment, shall we? Oprah says in reference to Gayle (and I’m paraphrasing here), “Nothing’s better than a good friend,” and with the notable exception of a perfectly done French fry, I wholeheartedly agree. There’s...