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Interviews

Meet Coleen Otero – The “CEO Chick” Who Helps WOC Entrepreneurs Collaborate, Create & Dominate

Meet Coleen Otero – The “CEO Chick” Who Helps WOC Entrepreneurs Collaborate, Create & Dominate

According to the 2019 Amex State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, Black women-owned businesses make up 21% of all women-owned businesses, are the largest segment following non-minority owned businesses in the […]

Interviews

Barrier-Breaking Doctor Says COVID-19 Exposed The Need For More Black Physicians In Healthcare

Barrier-Breaking Doctor Says COVID-19 Exposed The Need For More Black Physicians In Healthcare

The year 2020 will forever be marked for the way it changed American life forever. With the spread of COVID-19 at the start of the year, shown to disproportionately affect […]

Causes

Privilege, Power & Platform: Supporting Melanated Voices On GTHQ

Privilege, Power & Platform: Supporting Melanated Voices On GTHQ

Dear GTHQ reader, We are in the middle of some uncertain times right now in our world with COVID-19 pandemic, but also specifically here in the United States as we […]

Contributors

I Became A Financial Planner To Take Back My Power & Help Other Black Women Do The Same

I Became A Financial Planner To Take Back My Power & Help Other Black Women Do The Same

By Jala Eaton Let me start by saying the majority of my life I ignored my money. I spent it. I hid it from myself. I obtained thousands of dollars […]

Interviews

How This Travel Blogger Quit Her Day Job, Left The Country And Started All Over Again With A New Home And Career

How This Travel Blogger Quit Her Day Job, Left The Country And Started All Over Again With A New Home And Career

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic with COVID-19 and while we all work together to stay healthy and keep our distance, there are also many of us wondering […]

Contributors

COVID-19 Is Adversely Affecting Black People In America: So What Do We Do?

COVID-19 Is Adversely Affecting Black People In America: So What Do We Do?

By Alicia R. Wallace I remember leaving each day of my graduate public health program with a heavy heart, tight chest, and feelings of hopelessness. I was studying health theory, […]

Girl on a Mission

3 Black Female ER Doctors Launch Free Telehealth Service For Marginalized Communities To Deal With COVID-19

3 Black Female ER Doctors Launch Free Telehealth Service For Marginalized Communities To Deal With COVID-19

There are countless examples of how, during a time of crisis, it is the women in any given community who have risen up to take on the challenge of helping […]

Interviews

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

She’s a writer, filmmaker, activist, educator, and mother, whose work is all about changing the equilibrium in Hollywood when it comes to representation of especially women of color. A-lan Holt […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Forbes magazine recently published an opinion piece by an economics professor who feels that public libraries across the country should be replaced by Amazon stores. The […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

Welcome to another Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we make no bones about supporting feminist content, sharing 3 videos that are on our radar right now. This week, we’re […]

Working Women

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]

Contributors, Creativity

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

New Photo Series Highlights Experiences Of African-Americans On Route 66 During The Jim Crow Era

By Estefani Alarcon It all started when Ashley was younger; she loved to create picture books and enjoyed writing stories to go along with them. At that time, she was […]

Working Women

Study Finds Black Women Most Likely To Be On The Receiving End Of Workplace Harassment

Study Finds Black Women Most Likely To Be On The Receiving End Of Workplace Harassment

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive problem plaguing workplaces across all industries, not just in Silicon Valley or Hollywood. A recent poll of […]

Celebrities

Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is on a mission, and has been on a mission even before she became a household name thanks to her role as Patsey in ’12 Years […]

Fashion & Beauty

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

There has been plenty of talk about diversity in the fashion industry over the past few years, yet we are still seeing a huge disparity in terms of people of […]