Young, Fabulous and Female in New York

Hundreds of black women attended a lively discussion on career advice led by news host Tamron Hall.

Posted:
 
(Continued from Page 1)

Carter also explained how she turned a setback on its head. A few years back, she wanted to run for a City Council seat in the Bronx but soon learned how "dirty" politics can be. "There are much bigger things I could work," said Carter, who worked creatively to effect change in other ways. Now she points to her many awards, including a Peabody for her public radio show, as vindication.

"I love that kind of failure," she said.

Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Young, Fabulous and Female NYC: PHOTOS

Check out photos from our women's empowerment affair, featuring Tamron Hall, Majora Carter and more.

LOADING GALLERY...