Tag: black women

‘Wakanda Forever’ puts Black Women at the forefront of Marvel

‘Wakanda Forever’ puts Black Women at the forefront of Marvel By Marcus Shorter In an unusual move for a superhero movie, Marvel is replacing two major male characters with Black women.  Passing the mantle from one character to another is common practice in Marvel comic books. Still, it’s just not done in big-budget, live-action adaptations. Movie audiences identify particular actors…

Aveeno Partners With BWHI To Promote Black Skin Health

Aveeno Partners With BWHI To Promote Black Skin Health By Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / October 4, 2022 / Today, the Black Women’s Health Imperative announced a new partnership with Aveeno that aims to raise awareness around chronic disease and Black skin health with a shared goal of encouraging Black vibrance, across the spectrum of skin…

University Spotlights 10 Black Women Philanthropists in New Initiative

University Spotlights 10 Black Women Philanthropists in New Initiative By Derek Major Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis’ (IUPUI) Women’s Philanthropy Institute is highlighting 10 Black women philanthropists with its Black Women Give Back List. The Black Women Give Back List highlights Black women who saw a need in their community and took matters into their own hands to address it. These…

First Black Woman to Earn a Harvard MBA Paves Path for Underrepresented Communities

First Black Woman to Earn a Harvard MBA Paves Path for Underrepresented Communities By Cheryl Robinson The 1960s were a critical moment in United States history; whether living through it or reading about it, there’s no doubt that decade accelerated the civil rights movement, laying the foundation for where we are today. The first of anything monumental is challenging. Individuals…

Queen Latifah On Women Standing Together

Queen Latifah On Women Standing Together By Angelique Jackson When a queen speaks, people listen. And when that royalty is Queen Latifah, an Emmy and Grammy winner and Oscar nominee, her words are even more impactful. Latifah was honored on Thursday at the Glasshouse NYC alongside Kim Cattrall, Drew Barrymore, Venus Williams, Camila Cabello and Amanda Seyfried at Variety’s Power of Women ceremony, presented…