Like hurricane season, this moment of preparing for and hoping to avoid what could be catastrophic can exacerbate the stress and anxiety that pregnant Black people feel. There are actions and options to alleviate these trauma responses.
At Black Girl Magic HQ, we're creating a new holiday.
When will a Black woman be president of the United States? More importantly, what would it truly mean if a Black woman is elected to lead an inherently violent, racist system?
The ascent up the corporate ladder is often riddled with unexpected hurdles, but these women have learned how to navigate the C-suite terrain.
Dr. Tosha Rogers gives us the download on what exactly happens 'down there' once menopause creeps up.
Beat fine lines and wrinkles to the punch with these top-rated beauty finds.
Mayor Warren has made improving public education for the students of Rochester a primary focus of her two-term tenure.
My grandmother, Artimese Tarlton Morris West, taught me about leadership and love—always love.
Sadly, she had to create a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the expensive medical treatment.
"I'm very, very proud of the women that I write," Perry told ESSENCE.
'To Black Women With Love': How Frederick Joseph Is Shining The Light On Black Women For Women's History Month
'To Black Women With Love' is a project designed by #BlackPantherChallenge creator Frederick Joseph to highlight Black men's love and support for Black Women during Women's History Month.
The OverExplainer: What Do Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hamer, Marsha P. Johnson And Tarana Burke Have In Common?
These are all women who disrupted history with their activism.
Leslie Mac is more than a connector; she gets the organizing done with proven results.
Charleena Lyles was like so many of us—a Black woman and a single mother in this well-constructed socioeconomic stronghold called America.
Black History Now: Vilissa Thompson—Activist, Writer, Licensed Social Worker And Disability-Rights Advocate
Thompson grew up knowing about the complexities of being Black with a disability. Now she’s working to dispel the myths surrounding disabilities, including those that still go undiagnosed and ignored in our community.
Black women nationwide are boldly leading a growing effort to heighten public awareness of how environmental issues like pollution and climate change affect African-Americans.
Judge Dismisses Wrongful Death Suit Filed By Family of Pregnant Woman Who Was Killed By Seattle Police
In a turn of events that should not shock anyone when we consider the state of Black lives in the United States of America, a Washington State Judge Julie Spector […]