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Ballerina Misty Copeland to ‘Inspire the Next Generation’ With Her ...

Prima ballerina Misty Copeland was honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, the doll’s maker announced. Copeland, 33, made history last year when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at ...
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Dear World, Let’s Talk……

Dear World, When your history and your culture means zilch, when your heavenly influence are purposefully rejected for power and trophies, you create a world that conspires to destroy everything that could be good. When ...
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How Blogger Luvvie Ajayi Is Keeping Us Laughing All the ...

The founder of popular pop-culture blog, Awesomely Luvvie, has made it her mission to engage or enrage you, and by no means does the self-proclaimed “troublemaker” have plans to slow down any time soon. <img ...
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These Five Women Are Revolutionizing the Craft Beer Game in ...

For centuries, beer was a woman’s affair. While men went out to hunt, women were in charge of fermenting this precious elixir that was such an important part of their families’ nutrition. The industrial revolution, ...
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@TamarManasseh | Taking Back the Neighborhood with an Army of ...

Tamar Manasseh, remember her name. As our Leaders rise again to lead those who will follow, it is our duty to remember them women and men. Tamar has vowed and dedicated her life to protecting her community ...
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Jayy Starr talks “Fresh Empire” campaign against tobacco, new music ...

Guest post via 1stDayFresh.com “What a difference a year makes” is an age old statement, but one that is also truer than most realize. Every year the world is changed in some form, and the ...
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Indian Women Have Made Sports History In Rio | #Empowered

On Friday evening, a 21-year-old became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games. Ninth seeded shuttler PV Sindhu, lithe and lethal on court, also became the youngest Indian ever ...
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Angie Martinez Speaks On Going From Being Single To Newly ...

Recently Angie Martinez has spoke about being single, the joys of friendship with single women and her new engagement. Earlier this year, the veteran radio mogul    revealed to Latina Magazine that she’s no longer a single ...
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EBONY Magazine’s Fashion Issue Features Alicia Keys, Unfiltered

Alicia Keys tells EBONY she doesn’t believe in being “flawless,” yet on the set of the September Issue shoot, the 15-time Grammy® Award-winning music artist, philanthropist and judge on the new season of NBC’s The ...
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Michelle Carter, ‘Shot Diva,’ becomes first U.S. woman to win ...

Michelle Carter carries an American flag after winning gold in the shot put at the 2016 Olympics. Michelle Carter, who calls herself the “Shot Diva,” unleashed a Herculean final throw in the women’s shot put ...
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Why Gabby Douglas’ patriotism should not be questioned

RIO DE JANEIRO – In the aftermath of the greatest team performance in women’s gymnastics history, the buzz is about … Gabby Douglas’ arm at her side during the national anthem. Seriously? Douglas, the Olympic ...
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Simone Manuel Makes History for Black Women with Gold Medal ...

Simone Manuel gets emotional while celebrating her history-making win at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics on Thursday (August 11) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 20-year-old swimmer became the first African-American woman to ever win ...