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This Black Founder Created a Community for Expectant Moms.

This Black Founder Was Gaslit By Her Doctor During Pregnancy. The Experience Drove Her to Create a Community for Expectant Moms. Here are three lessons Nathalie Walton has learned while building her groundbreaking app, Expectful. BY MITA MALLICK After I gave birth to my son Jay, one of the most unexpected and biggest struggles I faced was breastfeeding. In my experience, no…

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Tips for Black Female Entrepreneurs

Tips Black Women Business Owners Have for Black Female Entrepreneurs Black female entrepreneurs are leading the way in starting businesses, and the right advice and resources are key to their continued success. By Simone Johnson Black women in America share a unique experience as business owners because of the struggles they face, rooted in both systemic sexism and racism, often…

Meet The Woman Who Brokered An Historic NFL Deal

Who is Nicole Lynn? Meet the agent who brokered Jalen Hurts’ record deal By Victoria Hernandez Jalen Hurts made NFL history on Monday when he became the league’s highest-paid player with a record five-year, $255 million contract. The deal was done by his agent: Nicole Lynn. After Hurts led the Philadelphia Eagles to Super Bowl 57, the contract includes $179.3 million guaranteed and a no-trade clause…

ESSENCE Honors Black Women in Hollywood

ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood To Honor Sheryl Lee Ralph, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Danielle Deadwyler, Tara Duncan, And Dominique Thorne By Rivea Ruff ESSENCE will once again honor Black women who are groundbreakers and pioneers in the film and television industry at our 16th annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon. This year’s event will highlight the contributions and accomplishments of actresses Sheryl Lee Ralph,…

‘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…