Friday 5

The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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It’s been a long week, so let’s just get down to business, shall we? Here is this week’s fabulous news about black women! Kyla McMullen becomes the first black woman to graduate with a PhD in computer science from the University of Michigan. Black excellence...

The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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Happy New Year, Clutchettes. Now that 2013 is here, and we’re (almost) done ringing in the new year, we can get on with our regularly scheduled program. It’s Friday, so that means shining a light on our sisters around the globe. Last year black women...

The Friday 5: This YEAR’S Fabulous News About Black Women

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This year has been another interesting one for black women. While the media continued its assault against us, printing articles about our health, marital status, and education, sisters around the globe continued to achieve remarkable accomplishments. And while we’ve been here reporting on it every...

The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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HIV Rates Decreasing Among Black Women. After years of bad news, we recently got a little good news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the CDC, new infections among black women dropped by 21-percent between 2008 to 2010, and while the...

The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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Our hearts are heavy today Clutchettes, and our prayers are with the families in Connecticut. But it’s Friday, and despite today’s tragedy, sistas are still doing great work. Just as we do each Friday, we’re here to shine a light on the positive news stories...

The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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It’s been a long week, Clutchettes, and I’ve been looking forward to this feature all week. Between the tragic death of Kasandra Michelle Perkins to yet another article questioning black women’s abilities to “keep” a man, it’s been a tough week. But we’re still here...