Black Women

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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Teen describes what happened during police attack in Texas

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Listen to this young woman’s account of what happened when a group of police officers were called onto the scene to investigate a disturbance at a pool party. Her story is compelling and makes you wonder what was going on here. Officer Eric Casebolt has been implicated in the incident, in which a black girl had her face slammed into ...

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Tiara KJ Williams: What if pregnant women could see the future?

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In this Black Time Travel episode called “Foresight,” director Tiara KJ Williams asks, “What would happen if all pregnant women were able to see the future?” Take a look at it and tell us what you think.

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Brittney Griner’s marriage was dead before it even started

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris There is nothing like two people dedicating their lives to one another in the spirit of holy matrimony – such a beautiful and wonderful showing of love. But today’s relationships are not like the one’s our grandparents had and WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson‘s roller coaster ride is a testimony to that. TMZ, the ...

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Officer Assaults Dying Woman in Custody But Only Faces Three Years

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In the trial of the white Los Angeles police officer accused of beating a black woman while in custody, attorneys have given their closing arguments and the jury has seen the footage of the alleged assault. 35-year-old Alesia Thomas died in police custody shortly after crying, “I can’t breathe.” According to the Huffington Post, Prosecutor Shannon Presby showed the jury ...

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Surgeon says he didn’t kill Kanye’s mother….and his evidence is convincing

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A plastic surgeon is trying his best to clear his name after being implicated in the death of the mother of Kanye West. Dr Jan Adams says that it was Kanye’s cousin, not him, who killed Dr Donda West during a plastic surgery incident back in 2007. Dr Adams says that Kanye should help him to clear his name and ...

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These black women made the Forbes most powerful women list

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By Ryan Brennan In Forbes’ 2015 edition of the 100 Most Powerful Women list, three very popular women found themselves near the top of the list: Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Beyoncé Knowles. They ranked at number 10, number 12, and number 21, respectively. This year’s list included 100 women who have remained influential and an inspiration to many in ...

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