Tag: African American Women

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know
How do YOU define BEAUTY? The iconic Mikki Taylor was ESSENCE Magazine’s groundbreaking Beauty & Cover Director for three decades and is now Editor-at-Large. We spoke with her at the Steve Harvey and Essence magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy event in Orlando, Florida. Here, Mikki Taylor defines beauty, and it has nothing to do with your... Read more »

Dear Mona Scott Young: Why Do You Hate Black Women So Much?

Dear Mona Scott Young: Why Do You Hate Black Women So Much?
By A Comeaux In the wake of a national crisis, racial tensions and wars coming closer to home than we’re prepared to fight, there is a woman (you, Mona Scott Young) oblivious to her power to invoke change in media. Mona, I’m not holding you independently responsible for the muck that is America at present.... Read more »

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter
By A Comeaux Good morning and good evening. Come in and take a seat please, as there are a few things I want to talk to you about, Black girl. No disrespect. We all have a little girl in us that we channel and she’s the one who needs to hear this. I want to... Read more »
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Hey Gladiators in Suits: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hey Gladiators in Suits: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  By Tania Brown You’re a Gladiator in a Suit, and you may be juggling kids, activities, a career and maybe a spouse but becoming proactive about breast cancer awareness can mean the difference between life and death. I’m very passionate about breast cancer awareness and prevention because my mother survived it twice; in the... Read more »