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Black Women

Twins work together in support of art

Identical twin sisters Karen and Sharon Mackey are on a mission to show the love to artist of color by teaching people how to become art collectors and decorate homes and businesses with fine art.
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105 years later we remember the Triangle fire and its role in the fight for worker safety

Recognizing the strength and resilience of the women of the labor movement that came before us.

Female HBCU presidents to speak at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Two women who serve as presidents of historically Black colleges are speaking at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Sunday during the church’s 63rd Women’s Day Celebration.
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Black history month commemoration features Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin

Civil Rights Activist Claudette Colvin is commemorated at Black History month film festival.
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Million Woman March in celebration of 17th anniversary launches a movement

It was 17 years ago, Oct. 25, 1997, that Black women from across the nation gathered in Philadelphia, Pa., for the first Million Woman March to highlight the need for a movement to restructure the image of Black women.

Nigerian Comic Turns on Fans Over Offending Rape Joke

Jun. 30 (GIN) – A popular Nigerian comic is losing fans fast as he goes on the attack over a rape joke that fell flat.
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She's An Icon: Top 10 Black Women Who Are Making Black History Today

We all (hopefully) know the stellar history of our fore-mothers like Sojourner Truth, Phyllis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hammer, Dorothy Height and Lena Horne. But there are black women making moves today who are likely to ...
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