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Study Shows That White Moms Foster Racism By Avoiding Conversations About Race

Study Shows That White Moms Foster Racism By Avoiding Conversations About Race

Reported by Kacie Whaley Comedian Shawn Harris, who’s been seen on BET’s “Comic View,” recently shared a video of his son that has gone viral. The video shows the young boy, Tyler, returning to pre-school from a stomach virus, according to Harris’ Facebook page.  As soon as Tyler walks into his classroom, his classmates quickly […]

Vag!na Problems Women Need to Talk about But Don’t | Healthy Black Woman

Vag!na Problems Women Need to Talk about But Don’t | Healthy Black Woman

By: Krystle Crossman There are quite a few problems that women can have “down below” but they don’t like to talk about it. The issue is that if you don’t talk about it, you won’t know how to resolve it! Here are some common problems and what to do about them. 1. Drier than a […]

How to know when it’s time to start your own business

How to know when it’s time to start your own business

By Sheila Agnew I am often asked about entrepreneur endeavors, how to get started, marketing, promotions and other managerial tools for aspiring business owners. It’s difficult to say one thing will work for everyone, but some things are consistent with successful start-ups. There is usually a signal prompting you. I refer to this signal as […]

A police expert discusses woman being punched in the face by officer

A police expert discusses woman being punched in the face by officer

The incident with the California Highway Patrol in which a woman was being punched in the face repeatedly was shocking and telling about police brutality in America.  The CHP has a good history of community relations, which is why so many activists are shocked that this took place.  Fortunately, a bystander was watching all of […]

Why can’t Alabama State’s president have romantic visitors overnight?

Why can’t Alabama State’s president have romantic visitors overnight?

  People were confused when Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd was told that she couldn’t havce male visitors stay at her home overnight.  Santita Jackson discusses the matter on her show.  Here is an excerpt of the conversation and the video is below: Welcome to the Santita Jackson show. Alabaman State University has chosen […]

1 Million Students Stopped Eating Michelle Obama’s Nutritional School Lunch

1 Million Students Stopped Eating Michelle Obama’s Nutritional School Lunch

Reported by Kacie Whaley First Lady Michelle Obama has been very public about her concern with childhood obesity.  She created the Let’s Move! Initiative, and has been pushing for healthier school lunches ever since.  Now that most schools around the country have switched to healthier lunch and breakfast options thanks to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids […]

Nas Pays Tribute to the Late Maya Angelou During Essence Festival Performance

Nas Pays Tribute to the Late Maya Angelou During Essence Festival Performance

Reported by Kacie Whaley The popular African American publication Essence kicked off the 20th Annual Essence Festival last night in New Orleans at the Superdome. The festival’s line-up was quite impressive, with an opening performance from soulful rocker Jesse Boykins III. He sang tunes from his new album, Love Apparatus.  Jazmine Sullivan, who has only recently returned […]

Natural Hair Blog Features White Woman, Black Women Lash Out

Natural Hair Blog Features White Woman, Black Women Lash Out

Reported by Kacie Whaley “Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper?”  That is a question that many black women within the new natural hair community tend to ask each other.  But recently, when Curly Nikki posed this question to a white woman, many black women were in opposition of her inclusion. There have always […]

Church didn’t bury pastor for a year, expecting him to rise from the dead

Church didn’t bury pastor for a year, expecting him to rise from the dead

When you have a person you believe to have super-human powers, it’s hard to let that person go.  Nigerian “prophet” Iretiola Ajanaku had convinced his followers that he had the ability to heal sick people, make the deaf hear and perform all sorts of other miracles that created a massive following for him.   His last […]

Why You Aren’t Losing Weight: Stop Believing These Common Myths | Healthy Black Woman

Why You Aren’t Losing Weight: Stop Believing These Common Myths | Healthy Black Woman

By: Krystle Crossman Losing weight is a battle that many struggle with. Some have a harder time than others because they believe these little lies that they hear about weight loss. Here are seven that should be tossed out according to celebrity fitness and nutrition educator JJ Virgin: 1. Soy is a healthy food: You […]