Black women represent one of the wealthiest and most influential demographics on the planet. We are extremely goal-oriented and career-driven, and we are very entrepreneurial. We are more likely to start a business, be successful in business, create jobs, and give back to our communities.
We hear how our nation is so divided, and that we should be more compassionate and accepting of others.
How can we do this if we don't have compassion and acceptance of ourselves?
Many of us think we do love ourselves until we make a mistake, or something devastating happens like
Posted on 03/08/2017 by Janet Jackson
I once heard someone say that the relationship between a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law is the most fragile of all human relationships. If you are a MIL or a DIL, you already know this relationship can get sticky. Mothers-in-law often fulfill a role that is part mother, part friend, and part thre
Posted on 03/09/2017 by Elynor Moss
MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH!
by Vernon J Davis Jr
WOMAN, Your Beauty exudes from Your Body
And I can taste Your Essence,
As Your Mind caresses those around You.
Peaceful Serenity You possess,
An inner calm that puts hearts to rest,
A trembling sensation flowing through the air
Posted on 03/07/2017 by Vernon Davis Jr.
I’m no expert on women. In fact, after a divorce, it would be fair to say that I failed miserably with the woman in my life. Just like how you create time for anything else you value in your life, you have to create time for the woman in your life.
Just like how you create time for anything else you value in your life, you have to create time for the woman in your life.
Upon further reflection, however, I
Posted on 03/02/2017 by Elynor Moss
Long Island, NY - February 2, 2017 - International Women's Day Conference set to bring together the region’s top women influence across a variety of industries on March 11, 2017 at Hofstra University. The International Women’s Day Conference is a celebration of the achievements of women. The confere
Posted on 02/09/2017 by phil andrews
Nationally renowned Author Georgia Woodbine joins NY State's largest African American Chamber
The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and its member network will benefit substantially from nationally renowned Author Georgia Woodbine's passion, wisdom, knowledge and the tremendo
Posted on 02/05/2017 by phil andrews
A Bowie State University genetics professor, who is “in search of the skeletal muscle foundation of youth,” was named a 2017 Emerging Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, recognizing her research achievements and positive impacts outside of the classroom.
Dr. Tyesha Burks is part of a
Posted on 02/02/2017 by Reginald Culpepper
An ASU assistant professor was recently honored as a recipient of a national award that recognizes millennial “influencers.” ASU's Dr. Yvette Holmes, an assistant professor of Marketing, has distinguished herself and the University upon being awarded as one of the "Top 35 Millennial Influencers of A
Posted on 01/27/2017 by Reginald Culpepper
Jackson State University’s Margaret Walker Center has received a $300,000 grant from the NoVo Foundation to work with young women of color throughout the South in conjunction with the Lighthouse project and its creator Natalie Collier.
Founded by a gift from businessman Warren Buffett, the NoVo F
Posted on 01/26/2017 by Elynor Moss
Courtesy of DiversityInc.com
Published December 15, 2016
By Sheryl Estrada of DiversityInc.com
An analysis of hair and beauty products marketed to Black women found that approximately 1,177 products contain more potentially harmful ingredients than products promoted to the general public.
Posted on 12/15/2016 by Reginald Culpepper