Op-Ed: For Black Women, The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On

By C. Virginia Fields

Twenty-three years ago, right when I was running for my first term as Manhattan Borough President, the HIV/AIDS community reached two very different milestones in the fight against the epidemic. Continue Reading →

Study Links Permanent Hair Dye And Straightening To Breast Cancer, Particularly Among Black Women

A new study from the National Institutes of Health finds that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer — and the risk is particularly high for black women. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Business Alliances Annual Award Celebration 2019

The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) states on their website that Black Women are the epitome of BLACK AMBITION. Our grandmothers could feed a family of 12 on a dime.

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Yara Shahidi On What It Means For Her “To Be a Black Girl”

By Yara Shahidi for Google Arts & Culture

To be a black girl is to be one of the reasons the universe thrives.

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Honoring the Legacy of Black Women Radicals In Harlem

radical-owmen-in-harlemBlack women who were at the forefront of the Black Revolt in the 1960s have been omitted from history books. Now the time is ripe to recover their stories. Continue Reading →


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