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Does Domestic Violence in LGBT Couples Get Overlooked?

Thursday Brittney Griner and her fiancée Glory Johnson were arrested after a domestic violence altercation. Both women were eventually released from jail, but the incident left many people wondering if a blind eye is turned to domestic violence in LGBT couples. “Intimate partner violence among LGBT...

Mother’s Breastfeeding Photos Causes Outrage on Social Media

Actor Michael Beach’s wife, Elisha Wilson Beach, recently posted a breastfeeding photo on Instagram that has gotten people riled up. The teacher and artist wanted to show how hectic the life of a mother can be and when duty calls, you listen, no matter where you...

Yes She Can: 7-Year-Old Wins $16K for Comic Book about Natural Hair

In today’s “Black Girls Are Magic” news, 7-year-old Natalie McGriff is proving that it doesn’t matter how old you are, you can still dream big and have them come true. Natalie created The Adventures of Moxie Girl, a comic book about a Black girl whose curly hair has...

Loretta Lynch Makes History As First African-American Woman U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch was confirmed Thursday as U.S. attorney general. The Senate approved Lynch’s nomination with a vote of 56 to 43. The 56-43 vote makes Lynch the first African-American woman attorney general in U.S. history. President Barack Obama nominated Lynch as the successor to Eric...

Starbucks Plans to Open Store in Ferguson, MO

  Talk about #racetogether? Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz announced this week that the coffee chain plans on opening a store in Ferguson, Missouri. Schultz said the new store is a  “way to create employment” in the St. Louis suburb, according to Fortune. Currently there is no...

Writer Laments About Dark Skinned Women Who Dislike Like Her Because She’s Light

Former CNN journalist Kim Lute recently penned a piece on The Huffington Post about her issues with dark-skinned women. Or as she’d like the world to believe, the issues dark skin women have with her light skin. Lute starts her post out understanding how darker...