Tag Archives: Black Women

5 Key Career Takeaways from the 2017 Women of Power Summit

Summit offered an abundance of corporate and entrepreneurial powerhouse women who are changing the game

The Women of Power Summit was the Superbowl of career conferences — a smattering of…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Looking Back @ the ‘Day Without a Woman’ Protest

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, women united together to stand up for their rights

Thousands of women around the country refrained from going to work, doing household chores, and…

By Selena Hill

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International Women's Day

Powerful Quotes From Black Women Bosses on International Women’s Day

To feel empowered today, consider the words of powerhouses like Shirley Chisholm, Shonda Rhimes, and Mellody Hobson on International Women's Day

The words of wisdom by these unapologetic trailblazers will remind you of the enormous value…

By Lisa Fraser

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Natural Hair Hurts Black Women in the Workplace

A new study proves women of color with natural hairstyles face the most biases

Women of color in the workplace, particularly those with natural hairstyles, are penalized because they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Obamacare

Repealing Obamacare Will Hurt Black Women and Their Families

Millions of Americans could lose access to quality healthcare services

Republicans took the first steps to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. Now women of…

By Black Enterprise

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Coalition

See How This Coalition is Helping Black Female Techies

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing is amplifying the voices of black women in computing

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing spoke to BE about celebrating…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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finance

Finance ‘n Stilettos Wealth Retreat for Black Women

This retreat will teach women how to match their financial planning with their buying power

Finance ‘N Stilettos wealth retreat for black women is teaching critical planning in an environment…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Shark Tank

Black Female Entrepreneurs Shine on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, this celebrates black female entrepreneurs from this season of ABC's "Shark Tank," while highlighting the value of African American women as small business owners in the American economy

Two teams of black female entrepreneurs – Angels and Tomboys and Lulu Bang – pitch…

By Brandon Andrews

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Second Female Doctor of Color Reveals Discrimination on Delta Flight

The incidents involving the curt dismissal of two black, female doctors, who were offering aid to ill passengers, by Delta staff just goes to show that prejudice doesn’t discriminate based on profession

Another black female doctor has accused a Delta airline staff of discrimination after she tried…

By Selena Hill

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wellness

The Mask of Wellness: When Is It OK for Women to Say, “I Am Not Well”?

Handle stress with these empowering tips for busy women

The great poet Langston Hughes, as he evoked the voice of black women, once wrote,…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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4 Women Who Are Changing the Landscape of Television

See what newly inked production deals we're hoping will bring diversity to TV

See how four of Hollywood’s biggest female stars are bringing diversity to our television screens.

By Courtney Connley

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Why Black Women Earn Less But Pay More For The Same Products As Men

Pink tax allows manufacturers to charge extra, putting black women at financial risk

The pink tax refers to the extra amount women are charged for certain products or…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Female History Makers of 2016 You Need To Know

Power women who are etching their names in the history books

Five modern day women who have made history in 2016

By Courtney Connley

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Obama Administration Pushing For Higher Pay For Black Single Mothers

White House working to pass Raise the Wage Act

At the current minimum wage, a single mom who works full-time to support two children…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Op-Ed] The Problem With the ‘Stump for Trump’ Girls

Two black-women-gone-viral are far from funny---they're dangerous

“Stump for Trump Girls,” are being touted as proof that Trump enjoys some semblance of…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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’50 Billion Dollar Boss’ Authors Talk Diversity, Black Women Entrepreneurs and Success

Kathey Porter and Andrea Hoffman provide unique insight into being a businesswoman

With an impressive wheelhouse of expertise that includes small business development, Fortune 500 consulting, supplier…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Black Reproductive Justice Activists Gathering for National Strategy Summit

Washington, DC event to draw industry leaders in women's advocacy

Activists will gather in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25 to Sept. 29 for the first Annual…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] President Obama Closes Out CBC Week With Rousing Speech Honoring Black Women

"All of us are the beneficiaries of strong black women."

The president acknowledged black women at the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Viola Davis and Regina King Make Emmy History

Davis quotes Harriet Tubman in her acceptance speech and envisions an equal playing field for black actresses

Viola Davis delivers moving speech as she becomes first black woman to win an Emmy…

By Courtney Connley

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[Watch] Oneika Raymond Shares Top 5 Places to Travel

Travel expert, Oneika Raymond shares top destinations for African American travelers

Travel expert Oneika Raymond shares top 5 travel destinations

By Kandia Johnson

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