July 29, 2011
Two African-American women are top cops at Brooklyn precinct.
by Sheree Crute onJune 7, 2011
The man who claimed to prove that black women are less attractive distorted scientific facts to make his case. Sound familiar?
January 18, 2011
What happens when you gather nearly 200 focused and savvy women -- some famous, others striving -- to talk career goals and life dreams, followed by networking over cocktails? How about The Root's recent Young, Fabulous and Female event in Philadelphia, moderated by Jacque Reid?
November 11, 2010
BV Money's Gina McCauley wonders aloud about forming a matriarchal society.
October 21, 2010
Have you heard of Margaret "Missy" Allen or Nikki McPhatter?
July 15, 2010
The NFL star catches heat for the lack of black women in his pool of candidates on his elimination dating show.
July 5, 2010
In June the unemployment rate for black women dropped for the second straight month.
by Helena Andrews onApril 16, 2010
Can I give up the "single and successful" label for someone who opens doors and hearts?
March 24, 2010
An Amnesty report condemns the US for delivering poor care to black mothers. Find out why.
by Latoya Peterson onMarch 12, 2010
A smart approach to finances can narrow the economic disparities between black and white women.
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