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Letting go of Superwoman: Asking for Help

Black women have been socialized to be superwomen. To take on everything ourselves, to fill in gaps and handle responsibilities that other people relinquish. Taking on things by ourselves and pushing through difficult times has allowed Black women to accomplish amazing things and it has also taken a toll. 732 more words

Black Women + Mental Health

Women to Watch: Tiffany Renee Thompson on Performance Activism in Black Lives Matter

E recently had the chance to catch-up with Tiffany Renee Thompson, NYC-based blactress and an emerging activist of the Black Lives Matter movement. Tiffany uses performance as her tool for social activism in New York City. 661 more words

Author: Eileen Elizabeth

The True Essence of A Solid Sister Circle and Why It Matters

The more I awaken into the woman that I am called to be, the more I realize my power. With that realization comes the desire to only be surrounded by individuals who understand, respect, value and uplift the woman I am. 816 more words


African Women Awards Nominees Announced

African Women Awards founded by Carol Nyazika and Lisa Chiriseri will be hosting the second Award ceremony on 3 December in Harare at a venue that will be announced soon. 597 more words

TEDxUConn Kendra Thomas and Black Girl Magic

Kendra Thomas discussed why Black Girl Magic is important to her.

Take a look at her TedTalk.


Little Known Black History Fact: Toni Stone

Toni “Tomboy” Stone was the first woman to play for a men’s professional baseball league. Although she was signed to save a lagging Negro League team’s ticket sales, she proved to be far more than just a novelty player. 445 more words