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Black women are less likely to develop PMDD, the most severe form of PMS, and have less premenstrual symptoms overall, according to a new study. SEE ALSO: It Wasn’t My Fault: Obama’s Re-election Strategy

I found this online via bcnn1.com *Dear First Lady Michelle Obama:    Just like the basketball players have been locked out from playing basketball, we are calling upon you to lock out the “Basketball Wives” franchise. Its founder and executive producer is Shaq’s former wife, Shaunie O’Neal, who, by the way, has distanced herself from […]

I found this via bcnn1.com When I met him, I was only 16 years old. He was 20 and spotted me like a hawk waiting for its prey. After I graduated from high school, he talked me out of going away to college, and by the time I was 19, we were married. When I […]

Ovarian cancer, which affects 21,000 women a year and kills 15,000 affects white women more, but African American women have a much lower survival rate.

via praisephillyAccording to the United States surgeon general, Black women are harming their health avoiding physical activity because they’ve invested considerable amounts of time and money in their hair. Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, who is Black herself, knows the issues Black women have when it comes to “sweating out” their hair. “Oftentimes you get women […]

Fully 87% of professional Black women credited Michelle Obama with dispelling stereotypes about the accomplishments and actualities of being a Black woman in America.

I Love Oprah! There’s so many words that can describe who and what she represents.  I’ll share one, Regal. You can  see the elevation of her mission and vision through all that she does.  She never ceases to amazes me with her selfless acts of love and empowerment.

Via: elev8.com Is The Black Church Keeping Black Women Single?  (CNN) — Legs covered in skin-toned stockings, her skirt crisp to the knee, Patty Davis slips on the black heels she has shined for the day. “Got to look good in the Lord’s house,” she says as she spritzes her neck with White Diamonds perfume […]

We don't know if it's our Prince obsession or the fact that purple looks so stunning on brown skin, but lately, we've been spotting a slew of celebs rocking purple eyeshadow. And we're not just talking straightforward Barney purple, either -- the shadows run the gorgeous gamut from pale lavender to neon plum. From Eve to Estelle, here are our favorite violet-eyed superstars.

From Essence.com: Is 35 really the new 25? For some women over 35 looking to have children, this just might be the case. Let’s imagine we know a highly educated woman in her late 30’s who is thinking of having children. But unlike days of old our girl is not looking at a wedding ring […]