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Racism and stress killing Black women

Racism and stress killing Black women ...

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Black women face challenges in building wealth

Black women face challenges in building wealth By Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, D.C.  (NNPA) – Black women are the only group that has not recovered the jobs they lost in the recession. Five years into national recovery, the unemployment rate for Black women has even risen a little since December, from 8.2 percent to 9.2 percent. On the flip side, employment brings its own unique d ...

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Black women endure menopause longest

Black women endure menopause longest ...

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High Rates of Obesity Among Black Women

Photo credit: Martin Barraud/Getty Images When you hear about the growing waistline of the United States, study after study, report after report, seems to place special focus on minority communities, particularly African Americans. According to the CDC: Nearly 60 percent of black women are obese Nearly 38 percent of black men 20 years and over are obese CDC studies also have shown that obesity rates can var ...

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Black women are taking care of business

Black women are taking care of business ...

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Mixed record on progress of Black women

Mixed record on progress of Black women ...

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Black women weigh in on Zimmerman’s impending divorce

Black American women took notice when George Zimmerman’s estranged wife, Shellie, filed for divorce. ...

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Does Tyler Perry hate Black women? One professor certainly seems to hate Tyler Perry

There are some who are starting to question Perry’s relationship with his primary target audience: African American women ...

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Black women see dramatic fall in incarceration rates

Incarceration rates fall for Black women ...

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