black women

Professional Black Girl: A New Docuseries Celebrates Us

Sing all praises to the brilliant Dr. Yaba Blay, creator of the docuseries "Professional Black Girl," celebrating Black womanhood, and smashing racist and “respectable” expectations of how we should "behave."

– Sep 8, 2016

We Wear the Crown: Celebrating Beautiful Black Women From A To Z

Celebrating Black womanhood and all of its beautiful manifestations.

– May 13, 2015

A Black Boy’s Haircut Inspires Natural Hair Hate—And Encourages A Mom To Pen An Uplifting Book

By AMA KARIKARI No, I was not hallucinating at the time God gave me the story. I was a heart-broken mother struggling to teach her...

– Oct 3, 2013

Locs of Love: Black Women Uplift Girl Barred From Tulsa School For Wearing Natural Hair

It was a simple call. Drexel University Professor Dr. Yaba Blay, an outspoken advocate who uses her platform to break down the binds of colorism...

– Sep 9, 2013

Tulsa School Sends Girl Home Because Her Natural Hair Is “Faddish” and “Unpresentable”

I swear to Sweet Baby Jesus in the Manger, after that whole Sheryl Underwood “afros are nasty” debacle earlier this week,  the absolute last thing...

– Sep 5, 2013
CLOSE
CLOSE