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Solange unveiled her fourth album When I Get Home last week, and she has revealed her goal for her music. The 32-year-old star wants her music to inspire “young Black girls” for the next five decades. She’s quoted by The Guardian newspaper as saying: “I’m thinking about the possibility of maybe some young Black girl in 20…

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The Black Girl Magic Showcase was created by Faith Jackson to recognize deserving young women for their accomplishments. The event celebrates the achievements of girls in the areas of academia, entrepreneurship, leadership, performing arts, community service, STEM and athletics. More importantly, the program acknowledges the need to build self-esteem in young women and to create…

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Black missing girls have taken center stage on social media because of a viral tweet that was later proved to be inaccurate. It all centered on the city of Washington, D.C., and the fake story of 14 girls who went missing in a 24-hour period from one area. Even though that story was false, it…

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Last week, a story about 14 Black girls going missing in Washington, DC in a 24-hour period went viral. The story spawned the hashtag “FindOurGirls” on Twitter and other social media platforms as many demanded answers about the missing girls. It later proved to be a misreported story all due to the Washington Metropolitan Police…

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Recent events in the news have exposed the hidden tragedy of suicide in America. Most recently, Nakia Venant, 14, of Miami Gardens, Florida was found hanging, Sunday, Jan. 23. She posted her final goodbye on Facebook Live. Nearly a month ago, a Georgia teen committed suicide on Facebook. On December 30, Katelyn Nicole Davis filmed her death…

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I think about Black Girls Rock and the whole concept of the power behind the music and rock ‘n’ roll and the women entertainers who are the embodiment of current day womanhood, and think about those who have provided inspiration for generations to follow. And when I do,   rivulets of tears run from my eyes…

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