black women

Drake: “The Hardest Job In The World Is Being A Black Woman”

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“The hardest job in America is being a black woman.” Photos of Drake rocking a pro-black women slogan t-shirts have conveniently resurfaced on the Internet as discussions reignite after Jesse Williams’ powerful BET Awards speech, about what role black men should be playing when it comes...

Black Women Are Now The Most Educated Group In The US

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According to reports by the National Center for Education Statistics, black women are now the most educated group in the United States. By both race and gender there is a higher percentage of black women (9.7 percent) enrolled in college than any other group including...

‘I Would Never Date a Black Girl’ Explores Why Some Black Men Diss Black Women

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After hearing a disturbing amount of Black men say they wouldn’t go out with Black women, Pace University student Briana Browne decided to explore the topic on camera. In “I Would Never Date a Black Woman,” Browne’s subjects discuss why it’s insulting, hurtful, and just plain...

Black Women Do Not Owe Other Non-Black People Of Color Their Voice

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Black women writers and activists are not obligated to represent, advocate for or speak for other people of color. As a 26-year-old black woman who has frequently written about racism and inequality, no argument is posed more frequently by other minorities whenever I present arguments...

In Markus Prime’s ‘B.R.U.H.’ Black Women Are Badass Superheroes

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If you follow L.A.-based artist Markus Prime on Instagram then you already know he absolutely adores Black women. Prime regularly sketches Black women of every shade and body type, kicking ass and getting loved up in some super dope, often sexy NSFW ways. A huge comic book and...

New Photo Series Illustrates How Black Women Are Shamed For Features White People Want

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We’ve seen it time and time again. Between cornrows being renamed “boxer braids,” or big butts and plump lips becoming all the rage because of a Kardashian, Black women’s features and styles are in demand….as long as they’re found on other people. While we’ve certainly written...