CLEVELAND, Ohio — In three years, First Year Cleveland has dramatically reduced the Cuyahoga County infant mortality rate – dropping deaths by 18 percent. But African-American babies are four times as likely as white babies to die in their first year of life.

The ra...

When asked to describe the current state of black women’s representation in the wine industry, Robin and Andrea McBride know exactly how to respond. The sisters, cofounders and winemakers of the California-based McBride Sisters Wine Collection, immediately point to...

November 4, 2019

Four 21st Century Black women, a Doctor, a Lawyer, a CFO, and a Media Executive, discuss “Harriet”, the controversial movie about the slave who walked, swam, ran and bore arms to free herself and her people.

There is a noticeable void in the financial industry to address the wealth gap of African American women. Many organizations teach women the power of investing. However, these organizations do not address the unique financial and cultural challenges of African Amer...

June 6, 2019

As we enter traditional halls of power in increasing numbers, black women in Donald Trump’s America have been put on notice: Be quiet, do not challenge or question authority, and don’t dare to speak up and defend yourself against an injustice.

The notice is especial...

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