Black Women Making History

Black Women Making History

The Sisterhood Behind the Raciest, Rawest Podcast on the Internet

'Whoreible Decisions' brings listeners inside the illicit conversations of professional young black women.
Wilbert L. Cooper
Black Women Making History

My Friend MLK 'Died of a Broken Heart'

Legendary activist Xernona Clayton talks about her relationship with Dr King, who was murdered 50 years ago. She's a prominent voice in HBO's new documentary, 'King in the Wilderness'.
Alexis P. Williams
Black Women Making History

How Black Women on Capitol Hill Are Dealing with Trump

With white supremacists rising under a right-wing president, black women in the halls of power are looking out for each other and the causes they care about.
Janelle Harris

The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood

Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Antwaun Sargent
Black Women Making History

The Artist Taking Black Female Tattooers on the Road

An interview with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri "Lady L" Thomas, the founder of the Ladies of Ink Tour.
Emerson Rosenthal
Black Women Making History

This Exotic Dancer Has Created an Empowering Space for Women

Mona Marie's Poletic Justice studio in the Bronx is a hub for activism and self-love.
Amirah Mercer
Black Women Making History

I Went from Being an Agency Assistant to Writing for 'Atlanta'

The 25-year-old 'Atlanta' writer/producer Stefani Robinson gives her advice on how to break into the business.
Stefani Robinson
Black Women Making History

This Teenager Made History and Pissed Off Racists Everywhere

Zyahna Bryant wrote the petition that sparked the movement against the Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville. A year later, violent racists held the tragic Unite the Right rally.
Amdé Mengistu
Black Women Making History

This Neuroscientist Uses Art to Fight Hate

Hyphen-Labs' Ashley Baccus-Clark co-created a VR project that puts users into the body of a black woman.
Amirah Mercer
Black Women Making History

This Somali Culture Zine Looks Amazing

Safy Hallan Farah's '1991' zine will feature beautiful images and writing culled from the brightest young minds across the Somali diaspora.
Eve Peyser
Black Women Making History

Sherrell Dorsey Is Telling the Stories of Black Techpreneurs

The data journalist created 'ThePLUG', a daily newsletter that reports on tech founders, investors and innovators of colour.
Amirah Mercer
Black Women Making History

Meet the Woman Behind the African Utopia in 'Black Panther'

Production designer Hannah Beachler built Wakanda as an Afrofuturist dream world.
Gabrielle Bruney