Study Links Obesity In African-American Women To Childhood Abuse

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 studies, … » 7/04/12 2:00pm 7/04/12 2:00pm

It Looks Like Girls Is Going to Have a Black Character After All

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 expand … » 4/26/12 11:55pm 4/26/12 11:55pm

Steve Harvey Joins Lori Gottlieb, Tells Women To Just Settle Already

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. » 4/11/10 2:55pm 4/11/10 2:55pm

In GMA Test Many Black Girls Still Say White Dolls Are Prettier

Today Good Morning America recreated the 1940s experiment in which 63% of African-American children given identical white and black dolls said they'd rather play with the white doll and 44% identified more with the white doll. » 3/31/09 12:30pm 3/31/09 12:30pm