black women

Study: ‘Marrying Down’ Costs Educated Women $25K a Year

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Another study has been released when it comes to women and marriage. Particularly, Black women. Because apparently we’re the go-to people who need to be constantly dissected. In a new study by the Center on Children and Families at Brookings, a new study shows that...

These Days, Black Self-Care Matters Too

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For the past year my emotions have vacillated somewhere between hopelessness, pride, joy, despair, happiness, and unmitigated rage. Like many, I watched in horror as Black folks’ lives were snuffed out by state violence, seemingly daily, only to become yet another hashtag and name added...

Open Thread: Is There an ‘Open War’ on Black Girls?

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After the shocking video of a police officer brutalizing a 15-year-old girl in McKinney, TX, many are wondering if there’s a war on black girls? It seems as though everyone is against us, including those who are supposed to protect and serve. Take a look...

All Black Women Must Demand More From Black Men & American Society

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There is a demographic of powerful, intelligent, highly-educated, financially successful Black women that I, as a 25-year-old Black woman must address. These are the “independent ladies”, who have motivated themselves through years of schooling to acquire fulfilling, careers or somehow managed to defy many odds,...