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Famed civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to…

YouTube has become a mecca for everything we want to learn, laugh, or get lost in. If you’ve never heard of the Alchemy Network, chances are, you’ve watched a video in their network, or you might even be a subscriber. If your hair is natural, I’m sure you’ve watched a video or two on Naptural85’s […]

Jurnee Smollett wasn’t able to chose one moment in Black History that impacted women. She chose Black females who have made big waves in entertainment, like Ava DuVernay, Quvenzhane and Beyonce. Must Read: #OurMoments: Oprah Reveals The Biggest Black History Moment Of The Last 10 Years [EXCLUSIVE] Women have been making big moves in entertainment […]

Oprah Winfrey chose President Obama being elected to office as the biggest moment in black history of the last 10 years. “There’s nothing more profound, moving, inspirational or trajectory changing for everybody in terms of what is possible in the world,” said Oprah with an obvious sigh. The media proprietor and philanthropist paused for a […]

Hip Hop Sisters was created by legendary femcee, MC Lyte to redefine the essence of women through Hip-Hop, unity and empowerment. MC Lyte: “The single most important black history moment in the last 10 years would actually be the giving away of two $100,000 scholarships to the University of Wisconsin that my organization, Hip Hop […]

Without Janet Jackson, there wouldn’t have been Aaliyah, Ciara, Britney Spears, or any pop princesses that have cult followings today. But considering who Miss Jackson is related to, it shouldn’t be a surprise that the cute little girl who played Penny on “Good Times” grew up to become a tour de force in pop culture. […]

The Violence Against Women Act is a federal law that will provide investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, impose automatic and mandatory restitution on those convicted, and allow civil redress in cases prosecutors chose to leave unprosecuted–that is, when it is finally passed. Gabrielle Union: “Unfortunately, the most impactful moment for women in […]

Often imitated never duplicated, Venus and Serena Williams are the tennis phenoms that no other player could ever be. The Williams Sisters grew up in Compton, but their parents, especially their father, Richard Williams made sure that they didn’t become a product of their environment. Richard, who ran a private security firm, got hooked on […]

With inspirational women like Cathy Hughes, Oprah and Iman to look up to, Black women entrepreneurs don’t have the mental block of uncharted territory to hold us back. We now can look to these trailblazers as motivators to reach our full potential. Mikki Taylor: “There are several important moments that pertain to women in black […]

Ruth Simmons grew up the youngest of 12 children in East Texas, during a time in our country when blatant racism, particularly in the South meant violence and civil unrest. As a result, her sharecropper parents were very strict, and even tough with their children. They even taught them how to walk on the sidewalk […]

Wayne Brady has leveraged his improvisational comedic stylings into a full career filled with amazing accolades to brag about. From being an Emmy Award-winning cast member of “Who’s Line Is It Anyway” to hosting his own show, “The Wayne Brady Show,” to hosting “Don’t Forget The Lyrics” and “Let’s Make A Deal,” Brady proves that […]

Condoleezza Rice, to date, is one of the most powerful and unique women in the history of United States politics. However, her many victories didn’t come without hard work and dedication. Rice came from extremely humble beginnings and rose through the ranks in the nation’s Capitol to become the first Black woman to serve as […]