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Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor seen in women. It is the most common reason why women have heavy menstrual periods. These benign tumors also cause significant pelvic pain which can radiate in to the lower back, hips, buttocks, and down the legs. Fibroids also often cause increased urinary frequency and waking up…

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Figure 1. (photo credit: Copyright Rob3000/DepositPhotos.com”) Uterine fibroids are the most common tumor of the female pelvis. Up to 80% of adult women of color have these benign, non-cancerous tumors. While there are women who have fibroids with little or no symptoms, they can cause absolute misery for many women. When present, fibroids are typically…

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Even those accustomed to the pettiness of America’s greatest troller believe that 50 Cent crossed the line this time. The rapper’s latest denigration of Black women earned the scorn of celebrities and fans alike. During his interaction with another hater of dark-skinned Black women, Lil Wayne, on the Young Money Radio show, Curtis Jackson went…

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For Black women, hair has always been a form of true expression and for Kelis, this rings true even more. From bold color to sleek cuts and everything in between, the singer-songwriter has always been innovative and expressive with her beauty. Now cutting the international symbol of Black power, a fist, into her hair, the…

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As a third-generation entrepreneur, Anthara Patrice knows how to run a successful business. Patrice is a tech innovator who is shaking up the beauty industry with her new app — MyBeautyFill — created to connect consumers to the best in beauty products and services. Coming from a successful family salon enterprise in Dallas, the influencer,…

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Mara Brock Akil understands the importance of telling stories from the Black female perspective when it comes to love, life and romance. Since the late 1990s, Brock Akil has worked in TV and film, beginning her career as a writer for “The Jamie Foxx Show” and “Moesha” before serving as executive producer on the hit…

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Chicago 300 Black Women is an organization that empowers thousands of African Amerian women from Chicagoland and surrounding areas.  The organization’s leadership has recently decided to establish chapters in Atlanta, Texas, Arizona and Washington, D.C., with more cities to come. Every year, C3BW hosts an annual gala to honor Black women of purpose who are…

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2019 was a successful year for Black female artists. We witnessed the culture react to a new wave of artists who challenged stereotypes of women in almost every genre of music. Female artists did not hesitate to break societal norms of what was expected of them. From earning Grammy nominations to being vocal about mental…

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