Kerry Washington - one of last night's winners at the GLAAD Media Awards for her work as an ally - gave a compelling acceptance speech emphasizing the need for marginalized groups to come together across difference (an especially salient point in the wake of Patricia Arquette's unfortunate comments on women's rights).
A study out of Boston University printedin the August issue of Pediatrics, the first to look at a significant test group of obese adult African-American women for causation, has linked severe physical or sexual child abuse to an increased risk of obesity—a connection that had been found among women in previous…
People have been talking 'til they're blue in the face about how HBO's Girls is so white, but it turns out we spoke too soon: there are going to be characters of all different races—and some of them aren't even 100 percent stereotypical. A tipster sent along this casting notice which proves the show has plans to…
Democratic representative Cherie Buckner-Webb is the only black elected official in the state of Idaho, and so when a hand-addressed envelope containing an application for Ku Klux Klan membership arrived at her house, she was understandably annoyed. And confused.
The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house. -Audre Lorde
Struggle with the stereotype that black people have huge breasts, a huge ass, a huge cock, and/or huge lips. Discover non-black people only want to sleep with you because they think being black means you have something enormous to offer.
Shreveport, Louisiana resident Mississippi Winn, the oldest African-American woman in America, has died at age 113. She never married, which suggests she was wise long before reaching old age (LOL).
Of 684 images of wedding-related dresses at brides.com, there were about 43 African American women, a few identified as Hispanic, and none, as far as we could tell, of Asian women.
Ladies, if you don't have a man, you already know it's all your fault. And if you are an African-American woman, Steve Harvey, Nightline and and host of others want you to know that goes double for you.