black women

University of Iowa Researcher Wants to Know if Black Women Perpetuate the ‘Strong Black Woman’ Myth

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We’ve all heard it before. Black women are strong, enduring beings who are capable of dealing with all the challenges the world hurls our way, and still hold down the home front. But as many sisters reject this stifling idea, a researcher at the University...

“Black Features Are Beautiful, Black Women Are Not” – Amandla Stenberg Highlights Cultural Double Standards Affecting Black Women

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Young Hollywood actress Amandla Stenberg is continuing to stir up discussion about the appropriation of Black culture and her one of her latest Instagram posts has now shifted the focus specifically towards the cultural double standards that continue to negatively affect Black women. The celebration...

Black Girls Rock: Ciara For Topshop, Rihanna For Puma And Tinashe For Ralph Lauren

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Black female entertainers have been making some major moves on the fashion scene as of late and Rihanna, Ciara, and Tianshe are the latest ladies of Hollywood to shine. Keeping with an ongoing relationship, pop superstar Rihanna yet again teamed up with PUMA and she...

This Black Woman Took Down the Confederate Flag in South Carolina

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Brother Malcolm told us that sometimes we need to get freedom, justice, and equality “by any means necessary,” and it looks like Bree Newsome took his words to heart. After a weeklong call for the Confederate battle flag to be removed from the South Carolina statehouse...