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Black Women

  1. oscars
    Gina Prince-Bythewood Weighs In on the Best Actress DebateThe Woman King director called out the lack of Oscar nominations for Black women.
  2. power
    The New Face of American Gun OwnershipBlack women are pushing against the (white, rural, and male) stereotype.
  3. music
    Betty Davis Has DiedThe iconic funk singer and patron saint of female desire has died at 77.
  4. self
    Black Women Can Be Diagnosed With ADHD, TooThe hashtag #ADHDinBlackWomen is making some women rethink what they’ve been told all their lives.
  5. power
    What We Know About the Death of Lauren Smith-FieldsThe family of a 23-year-old Black woman plans to sue the city of Bridgeport for failing to properly investigate her death.
  6. book excerpt
    Dear IsisGabrielle Union writes about wishing she had done better by her Bring It On character.
  7. black beauty matters
    16 Nude Lipsticks Made Just for Black WomenNo chalky formulas or ashy pinks here.
  8. the cut podcast
    Why Does the Internet Hate Black Women?In this episode, exploring the mental-health impact of misogynoir.
  9. appreciations
    Michelle Obama’s Portrait Is for All of Us Black GirlsIt’s a reminder to think big.
  10. what are you watching?
    I Love Bekka and Lucy Is a Perfect Show About Female FriendshipFinally, a show that treats friendships like the romantic relationships they are.
  11. 2018 midterms
    There’s a New Database of Black Women Running for Office in 2018Writer Luvvie Ajayi couldn’t find a comprehensive list of black female candidates, so she made her own.
  12. appreciations
    The New Essence Is a Salon-Chair Dream Come TrueThe return of all-black ownership of the magazine is coming at exactly the right time.
  13. alabama senate race
    Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office. Here’s How to Actually Thank Them.Useful ways to show your support that aren’t tweeting.
  14. black girl magic
    Report: Black Women Are Responsible for Everything CoolNielsen has the receipts, thank you very much.
  15. politics
    4 of the Most Important Findings From a New Report on Black Women in AmericaBlack women face inequality at every level.
  16. gallery
    61 Black Women on Their Seat at the Table: A Book for SolangeA new collection of Polaroids and stories responds to her album.
  17. election 2016
    Clinton’s Campaign Has More Black Women Than Any Presidential Campaign EverMeet some of them now.
  18. Black Women Saw a Surprising Decline in Wages Over the Past 10 YearsThe gender pay gap is persisting.
  19. gabrielle union
    Gabrielle Union Finally Knows She’s ‘Dope and Fly and Amazing’On going from feeling like “a joke and a loser” to realizing her self-worth.
  20. black lives matter
    How Do We Make Up for the Way Our Nation Fails Black Women and Girls?Melissa Harris-Perry, Beverly Bond, and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman explain.
  21. in formation
    The First Caucus for Black Women and Girls Is HereLaunched in response to appeals from Sandra Bland’s sister.
  22. wellness theories
    Viola Davis on Redefining BeautyThe actress talks about wellness, vulnerability, and “strong black woman disease.”
  23. for colored girls
    #BlackGirlsAreMagic. Sorry If You Don’t Agree.How a hasthtag spurred both pessimism and praise.
  24. our bodies ourselves
    The Start-up That’s Driving Black Women to Yoga“I hope that more women of color will be able to center with self-care and self-love in their own lives, and not making it this marginalized thing that you only do on a Saturday.”
  25. hairy situations
    Why Did It Take So Long to Make Lasers for Black Skin?Dermatology catches up to the hair-removal needs of nonwhite patients.