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Black Women Weigh Emerging Risks of ‘Creamy Crack’ Hair Straighteners

Social and economic pressures have long compelled Black girls and women to straighten their hair. But mounting evidence shows chemical straighteners may pose cancer and other health risks.

Black Girls And LGBTQ Youth Are Experiencing High Rates Of Suicide, According To Study

Researchers are ringing the alarm.

Kelly Rowland on ‘Sesame Street’ Controversy: “This Just Made Me So Mad!”

The singer took to Instagram to share her frustration.

Black Girls and Women Killed At Rate of 4 Per Day In 2020 As Homicides Increased

Homicides of Black girls and women were the most increased.

Georgetown Study Shows Racism Erases Black Girls' Childhoods Due To 'Adultification'

The girls said they were held to higher standards.

Commentary: Why Police Brutality Isn’t Just a Black Boy's Problem

#AssaultatSpringValleyHigh shows girls are vulnerable, too.

Angela Simmons Empowers Harlem Youth With GIRLTALK #Takeover Event

Ne-Yo, Diggy, Mo’Ne Davis, Justine Skye were also at event.

7-Year-Old Wins $16K for Comic Book Series Empowering Black Girls

Natalie is helping girls turn flaws into superpowers.

DC Police Reopen Case of 11-Year-Old Rape Victim

Lieutenant blamed attack on child's "promiscuous behavior."