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This Day in Black History: July 21, 1896
The National Association of Colored Women founded by Mary Church Terrell in Washington on July 21, ...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 23, 1863
Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist and educator, was born in Memphis on Sept. 23, 1863....


First Black Woman Elected to Head American Bar Association
Paulette Brown, 63, will lead the 400,000-member association in 2015....


Commentary: I’m Scared to Raise a Black Boy in America
A recent panel reminds William Jawando why he must stay optimistic about the future of young Africa...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 12, 1922
Frederick Douglass' house became a dedicated national museum on Aug. 12, 1922....


This Day in Black History: April 23, 1872
Charlotte E. Ray became the first African-American woman admitted to practice law in Washington, D....


25 Great Companies For Black Woman | Careers
Posted Aug. 4, 2008 -- To create this year's list, Essence asked more than 60 business insider...


10 Ways To Fight HIV/AIDS
Posted Feb. 6, 2008 – Want to know what you can do to get involved in the HIV/AIDS fight? Here 10 w...


The 411 on Black Girls and Eating Disorders
Recently on "VH1's Behind the Music," singer and star Brandy admitted that at the age of 19 she dev...


President Obama Creates Gender Violence and HIV Initiative
While many HIV/AIDS advocates have hailed the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) as historic, some f...


Workers That Take on Wal-Mart Better Have a Smoking Gun
The court ruled that there was no convincing proof of bias to allow a class action against Wal-Mart...


This Day in Black History: Dec. 12, 1975
National Association of Black Journalists formed in Washington, D.C.....


Black Journalists Group Calls Popular Columnist a Racist
Posted Aug. 7, 2008 – Conservative columnist and political pundit Pat Buchanan's “primal racial fea...


Eating Disorders: Not Just a White Thang
Despite popular belief, African-American women and girls do struggle from eating disorders....


Black neighbors to picket woman's Confederate flag
Annie Chambers Caddell insists the Confederate flag flying over her home is an important reminder o...


Lisa Price on L'Oreal Contract: 'I Haven't Changed My Plan; I Haven't Changed My Product'
The Carol's Daughter founder says this will give her a wider platform....


South Carolina Throws a "Secession Ball"
The Confederate Heritage Trust plans to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the state's decision t...


Commentary: Miss Black France Haters, Your Racism Is Showing
The Miss Black France pageant drew white protesters who felt the competition was discriminatory....


"Rock Star" Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins Finds Himself at Difficult Crossroad
DALLAS — Craig Watkins | the first black district attorney in the history of Texas | is having a mi...


NAACP Seeks Changes After Cops Kill Unarmed Man
Two White cops shoot an unarmed Black man inside a church while day care children watched....

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