Black Women

The Bottom Line - How I and the World Learned to Love My Arse

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

'Throw up your hands if you love a big booty' JLo is singing and Iggy Azalea my fave Ozzie Fauxmerican is joining her. Writhing around in their knickers, they are proudly displaying their butt cheeks to the world. I don't know when we became so obsessed with bums, but I can honestly say, it has changed my life.

A Day in the Life of Michelle Obama: My Day in Parliament Alongside the Young Female Leaders of Tomorrowā€¸

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tetteh

I've been asked to speak at the House of Commons to inspire young girls to achieve their dreams. Little old me, still trying to work out the meaning of success till this day, was getting ready to go to Parliament in an initiative backed by Michelle Obama herself, Hackney MP Dianne Abbott and I'mPossible founder Simone Bresi-Ando

Study: 40% Of African-American Women Put Their Hair Above Their Health

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Two out of every five African-American women avoid exercise because of concerns about their hairstyles, a study has found. The findings, which wer...

Meditate Your Way Through Negative Articles About Black Women

Minna Salami | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Minna Salami

Seriously, hardly a day passes by without sensational news articles claiming things such as: Black women want to be fat Black women are more likely ...

Hair-Raising Conversations

Minna Salami | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Minna Salami

Hair may be seen as a woman's crowning glory, but in African heritage societies it is much more than that.

Black Women: and the Self-Hatred Continues

Funmi Olutoye | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Funmi Olutoye

I know four people who have started their own "campaign"/"business" to encourage black women to "love their hair". When I look at what they are doing ...