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Five Black Women on Georgia Ballot Make History
Connie Stokes, Liz Johnson, Doreen Carter, Valarie Wilson and Robbin Shipp will all appear on the b...


Study: Black Women Greatly Underrepresented in Politics
“Status of Black Women in American Politics” reveals stark numbers at almost every level....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 2, 2012
Gabrielle Douglas won an Olympic gold in women’s gymnastics on Aug. 2, 2012....


This Day in Black History: Sept. 11, 1999
Serena Williams became the second African-American woman to win the U.S. Open title on Sept. 11, 19...


This Day in Black History: May 29, 1851
Abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth delivered her “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech at...


March Marks Women’s History Month
For 31 designated days, the U.S. acknowledges the accomplishments of females worldwide during Women...


This Day in Black History: March 21, 1986
Debi Thomas became the first Black woman to win the Women's World Figure Skating Championship on Ma...


This Day in Black History: July 30, 2002
Lisa Leslie is the first woman to slam dunk in a professional game....


This Day in Black History: March 31, 1888
Sojourner Truth helped to establish the National Council of Women in the United States on March 31,...


This Day in Black History: March 3, 1962
Track star Jackie Joyner Kersee was born in East St. Louis, Illinois, on March 3, 1962....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 5, 1935
The National Council of Negro Women was founded on Dec. 5, 1935....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 6, 1993
Mae C. Jemison was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame on Oct. 6, 1993....


Feb. 7 Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
African-Americans are the racial population most impacted by HIV/AIDS....


This Day in Black History: July 6, 1957
Althea Gibson became the first African-American to win Wimbledon on July 6, 1957....


Women’s History Month Profile: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Trailblazer
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the president of Liberia, is the first woman elected as a head of state in A...


Sheryl Underwood: 'Women Have to Be Funnier Than Men'
The Talk host explains why Black male comedians should mentor women....


Hip-Hop Violinist Invited to DC for Women's History Month
Artist Miri Ben-Ari to be one of 25 "Remarkable Women."...


Silent Killer: What Black Women Must Know About Ovarian Cancer
We are more likely to die from this cancer....


King Memorial Event Celebrates the Women of the Civil Rights Movement
People easily forget the contributions women made to the civil rights movement, but their hard work...


This Day in Black History: March 4, 1932
Miriam Makeba, renowned South African singer and civil rights activist, was born March 4, 1932....

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