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Commentary: Sandra Bland, Suicide and the Myth of the Strong Black Woman
Black women can commit suicide, even if Bland didn’t....


Commentary: Why #BlackWomenEqualPay Should Trend Everyday
We make 64 cents to every dollar a white man makes....


BMI: Is This Scale Broken for Black Women?
Body Mass Index doesn’t take bigger bones into account....


Not Enough Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Exams
Are you one of the 8 million women that hasn’t been tested?...


Cancer Deaths Are Down, But Blacks Still More Likely to Die
Poverty and lack of prevention are to blame....


Cedric the Entertainer Talks Diabetes
Comedian reveals how his parents have him focused on health....


Black Women Lose Less Weight Than White Women on Same Diet
Do Black women have lower metabolism than whites?...


Should Black Women Focus on Maintaining Weight for Better Health?
New study focuses on a “maintain, not gain” weight approach to address obesity....


Study Finds Black Women Must Work Harder to Lose Weight
Black women also have a lower metabolic resting rate compared to white women....


NYT Report: Black Men Are Missing Because of Incarceration, Early Deaths
There are reportedly 1.5 million Black men "missing" from society, the New York Times writes in a r...


Women and Minorities Are Punished for Helping Each Other at Work, Study Finds
Women and minorities in corporate leadership positions who encourage diversity are more likely to r...


Black Female Soldiers Call Out Army's Natural Hairstyle Bans
Sgt. Jasmine Jacobs organized a White House petition to protest the U.S. Army's latest "racially bi...


Breast Cancer Gene Study May Bring Good News for Black Women
Researchers were able to identify four different classes of breast cancer and they hope the discove...


Study: HPV Vaccine Is Safe for Women and Girls
Gardasil, a three-dose HPV vaccine, is one way to prevent HPV infection. A recent study found the v...


Congo: Positive Results From Group Therapy for Sexual Violence Victims
A study conducted by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Johns Hopkins University and the Univ...


Congo Boasts Huge Drop in Maternal Mortality Rates
More mothers in the Republic of Congo are surviving childbirth, partially due to free Caesareans wh...


Study: Uterine Fibroids Cost U.S. Billions
A new study finds that uterine fibroids cost the U.S. as much as $34 billion annually — with the le...


Black Women Love Their Curves
Despite the fact that they’re overweight, Black women deal with their size much better than others,...


Study: 60 Percent of Black Females Are Sexually Abused Before They Turn 18
A preliminary study from Black Women’s Blueprint finds that 60 percent of Black women surveyed said...


Report: There Are One Million Black LGBT Americans
A report by UCLA’s William Institute exposes a number of inequalities affecting same-sex African-Am...

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