Black Women

Black woman climbs pole and forcibly removes Confederate Flag

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Some people claim that African Americans should wait for change, while others say that change will come as quickly as we demand it. A black woman was arrested this week for foricibly removing the Confederate Flag from the state capitol building in South Carolina. The flag had been positioned at a Civil War monument. The woman climbed a 30 foot ...

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Taraji P Henson sent to the hospital

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Cookie from the hit TV show Empire is a pretty strong woman. But the real life version of Cookie, Taraji P Henson, is showing that she is as vulnerable as the rest of us. The famed actress sent out a picture of her arm with an IV in it, as TMZ is reporting that she has been hospitalized. Apparently, Taraji ...

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Two black women do an amazing tribute to Charleston Shooting Victims

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Madam Prezident and Derrickaaa do this amazing tribute to the victims of the shooting which occurred in Charleston, South Carolina. It is touching and powerful and we are grateful that these two young women have loaned their talents to help the nation grieve for those who’ve been impacted by this horrible tragedy.

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Jeralean Talley Dies At 116, Was World’s Oldest Woman

April V. Taylor There is something unspoken that people find magical about those who manage to live more years than anyone else; Jerlaean Talley is one of those people. Talley was a deeply religious person and member of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Inkster,Michigan. A family friend Michael Kinloch reports that Talley’s final wish was to not suffer. Kinloch ...

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Interracial couple won’t be bullied by hateful, racist letter

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By Victor Ochieng A hate letter was recently sent to a Black family in Long Island, New York, which read, “You don’t belong here.” Now, one week later, another hateful letter is making news. But this time around, it was sent to an interracial couple in a different state. The message was sent to David Shaw. He received the letter ...

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Reporter tries to Jam Marilyn Mosby: She goes Michelle Obama on her

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In the interview below, Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby is being charged by a reporter who is asking her questions that might cause her an ethical conflict.  We love the way she handled the question, powerful.   If you can’t see the video below (it should populate in about two seconds), you can watch it at this link.    ...

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Shaw University Chooses Jamaican Dr. Tashni Dubroy As New President

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April V. Taylor Shaw University has announced that they have chosen Dr. Tashni Dubroy as the school’s 12th president.  At just 34 years old, the Jamaican born Dubroy is the second youngest person to serve as the school’s president and is not much older than many of the school’s students. She is also the third alumnus and third woman to ...

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Former Star Trek Actress suffers a stroke

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Reported by Michal Ortner Nichelle Nichols, famous for her role as Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original Star Trek series and films, suffered a stroke on Wednesday, June 3. She was at her home in Los Angeles when the stroke hit. The 82-year-old actress is still working and set to appear in two upcoming films. “Last night while at her ...

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